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STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA . 

TWENTY-THIRD REPORT 

OF THE 

CORPORATION COMMISSION 

FOR THE 

BIENNIAL PERIOD, 1925-1926 



COMPILATIONS FROM RAILROAD RETURNS ARE FOR 
YEARS ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1924 AND 1925 



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RALEIGH 

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State Printers 

1927 



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,.. ^ STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA 

CORPORATION COMMISSION 



W. T. LEE, Chairman 
GEORGE P. PELL 
A. J. MAXWELL 

Commissioners 



R. 0. Self, Clerk 

Elsie G. Riddick, Assistant Clerk 



Mary Shaw, Stenogj^apher 
Rebecca Merritt, Reporter 



RATE DEPARTMENT 
W. G. Womble, Rate Clerk 
Edgar Womble, Assistant Clerk 
Frances T. Abernethy, Stenographer 
J. A. Bland, Freight Clerk 

BANKING DEPARTMENT 
John Mitchell, Chief State Bank Examiner 

State Bank Examiners 
G. N. HteNSON W. L. Williams 

D. M. Darden L. H. Harrison 



Assistant State Bank Examiners 
R. G. Harrison Ciias. S. Grainger, Jr. 

C. C. Meroney, Bank Clerk 
Mabel Morris, Assistant Bank Clerk 
Bessie Folk, Stenographer 
Margaret Sherrill, Stenographer 



CAPITAL ISSUES DEPARTMENT 
I. M. Bailey, Assistant Commissioner and Legal Adviser 
Sophia P. Busbee, Stenographer 



LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 

Raleigh, December 1, 1926. 

To His Excellency, A. W. McLean, 

Governor of North Carolina. 

Sir: — As required by Section 1065, C]iaj)ter 21, Consolidated 
Statutes, tbe Corporation Commission bas tbe bonor to report for tbe 
biennial period 1925-1926. 

Tbis is tbe tbirty-fiftb year of tbe Commission's activities in its 
several capacities and tbe progress of tbe State's utilities, as evidenced 
from our statistical records covering tbat period, may be viewed witb 
pride. 

ELECTEIC POWER 

In 1922, we announced tbat Goldsboro, I^ortb Carolina, was con- 
nected by electric poAver transmission witb ISTasbville, Tennessee. At 
tbat time we bad twenty-two bundred miles of bigb power transmission 
lines and today we bave in existence and under construction more tban 
five tbousand miles. Arrangements bave been made to build a link be- 
tween Roseboro and Danville, Virginia, tbat will connect Wilmington, 
!N"ortb Carolina, witb Cbicago. Plans are also under way to increase 
greatly power production witbin tbe State. Tbree large bydro-electric 
developments are now under construction, involving construction cost 
of tbirty-eigbt million dollars. 

During tbe period covered by tbis report few cbanges in rates bave 
been made, tbe greatest increases being by agreement between petitioner 
and respondent and probably tbe most important cbanges being 
decreases. 

TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 

We bave two bundred ninety telepbone excbanges witb more tban two 
bundred tbousand stations and in excess of tbirty-five tbousand miles of 
wire used in local and long distance connections. Long distance service 
witbin tbe State bas been improved greatly by placing special direct 
cables between our principal cities and towns, witb tbe result tbat a 
station in a distant city can be reacbed witb as mucb ease as tbe 
neigbbor across tbe street. Direct lines are now under construction 
tbat will make it possible to talk from any station connected witb our 
long distance system to stations on tbe Britisb Isles and tbe Con- 
tinent of Europe. 

Telepbone rates are undergoing cbange constantly. Our rapidly 
growing cities and towns require rezoning and reclassification frequently 
to meet tbe rapidly increasing demands for service. 



4 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

The telegraph follows closely in the wake of the telephone, in that 
we have five hundred twenty telegraph stations operated by two com- 
panies. We have a flat word rate in this State applicable to all dis- 
tances bet\\'een points within the State. The rates in effect in all except 
five of the states of the Union are on what is known as the zone basis, 
the same as the interstate rate basis. Both the Postal and Western 
Union Telegraph Companies filed before us petitions to change our rate 
basis so as to conform to the interstate rate basis. Hearing has been 
held and evidence submitted by the pe'titioners and further action is 
being held up pending an audit of petitioners' books by the Commission. 
Since this was undertaken the Postal Telegraph Company has with- 
drawn its petition. 

GAS UTILITIES 

A general investigation of gas rates was made in 1924, and order 
was issued reducing slightly the rates in all the cities and towns in the 
State. Having no natural gas in this State and no industries from 
which gas is a by-product makes hydro-electricity a serious competitor. 
Gas is not used by our industries in sufficient quantities to permit great 
quantity production and the low cost of hydro-electric production and 
transmission compared with cost of gas production and gas mains is a 
big factor to be considered in making extensions and supplying new 
developments. 

ELECTRIC RAILWAYS 

There are no developments in this utility worthy of mention, except 
that there is a general tendency to supplement the existing intracity 
lines with motor vehicle service to suburbs and adjacent developments. 
It cannot be determined yet that this will be a solution of their financial 
difficulties. The Piedmont and Northern Railroad operated by electric 
power from Charlotte, 'N. C, to Gastonia, IST. C. has announced that it 
proposes to extend its lines to other cities in this State and to Spartan- 
burg, S. C. 

MOTOR VEHICLE REGULATION 

Our motor vehicle act, commonly known as the bus law, became effec- 
tive on March 22, 1925, thirty days after its passage. Certain amend- 
ments were pending while the General Assembly was in session, which 
made it impractical to attempt issuing an order to put its provisions 
in force until after adjournment of the session of 1925, on the tenth 
day of March, thus leaving only twelve days for action. On March 14, 
1925, a general order, prescribing the manner of application for fran- 
chise, certain rules, and providing that all carriers operating intra-city 
services in good faith on or before the effective date of the act could 
continue such operation by depositing with the Commission public liabil- 
ity and property damage insurance and the minimum tax guarantee re- 
quired by the act and continue operation pending final action upon the 



LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 



applications. This order placed all operators under the law and gave 
time to ascertain the question of the public convenience and necessity for 
each operation. Many lines were found to have more than one operator, 
some had several. This had resulted in a war between the competitors 
which had reached considerable proportions and in many places Bedlam 
reigned supreme. This condition placed a premium upon fearless and 
lawless drivers and recklessness generally. Schedules were arranged so 
as to eliminate competition from parallel services ; reckless and drunken 
drivers were discharged; unnecessary equipment was eliminated by 
reduction of schedules, and many other things were done which have, 
no doubt, reduced the hazard and increased the safety of the highways. 
During the twenty months period of regulation, only one bus passenger 
has lost his life from accident and two other persons have lost their 
lives in connection with accidents in which busses were involved. In 
each of these instances the coroners' juries vindicated the bus drivers. 

The law requires that all bus drivers shall hold permits as requisite 
for employment and that such permits shall be revokable for cause. 
This feature of the law has done more than any other one thing to make 
regulation a success. A large number of permits have been revoked and 
it had a wholesome effect upon the morale of the entire service. 

On August 14, 1926, ninety-seven passenger bus line certificates were 
outstanding and under these certificates a total of 456 motor busses 
were being operated on approximately 4,500 miles of road. The aver- 
age mileage of all passenger operations between extreme termini is 46.75. 
In addition to the above busses, there were, on that date, being operated 
in the State 2,789 "For Hire" cars, whose operation is not confined 
exclusively to intra-city service, but operate wherever business calls 
them. In addition to these, there were 1,900 school busses that are used 
to run holiday excursions and week-end trips without regard to law. Of 
this mileage, 1,174 miles parallel the Southern Railway and associated 
lines; 640 miles parallel the Seaboard Air Line; 512 miles parallel the 
Atlantic Coast Line; 564 miles parallel the JSTorfolk Southern and, 370 
miles parallel miscellaneous short lines, making a total of 3,260 miles 
paralleling rail lines or operating between points in common with 
the railroads. 

The passenger bus miles traveled by all operators, year ended June 
30, 1926, estimated from the records in this office, were 11,350,040. The 
total revenue from passenger operations for the same period was $2,370,- 
800, the tax paicj on six per cent basis being $142,250. From these 
figures, it appears that the average bus mile revenue was 20.9 cents. 

We have obtained statistics from only ten operators who keep records 
in a manner that the operating cost can be obtained. They operate on 
1,775 miles of highway, or 38.7 per cent of the State Highway mileage 
under bus operation and operate 63.9 per cent of the total daily bus 
mileage. These ten operate forty per cent of the total seating capacity 



b N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 

and liad an average operating cost of 20.25 cents per bus mile. In this 
connection it may be stated that the average bus mile revenue for the 
ten operators is somewhat higher than the average for the State. 

On August 14, 1926, seventeen express or freight certificates were 
outstanding and under these there were being operated 83 trucks on 
1,756 miles of road. Of these operations, 945 miles parallel the Southern 
Railway and associated lines; 214 miles parallel the Seaboard Air Line; 
242 miles parallel the Atlantic Coast Line; 245 miles parallel the 
l^orfolk Southern, and 50 miles parallel miscellaneous lines, making a 
total of 1,696 miles paralleling rail lines or operating between points 
common to both. 

From a rough estimate it appears that the tonnage carried by trucks 
operating under the law did not exceed 15,000 tons. Each carrier 
transports less than hundred weight packages at package rates, which is 
not included in the above tonnage. The total revenue of such carriers 
for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1926, was $122,568.97. Because of 
the package revenue being included in this amount, the average revenue 
per ton cannot be estimated. The six per cent tax from such com- 
panies was $7,353.14. 

There are 33,661 trucks operating within the State, transporting 
property either for their owners or under private contract; and, under 
our law, there is nothing to prevent these from exercising every privi- 
lege of a property carrier under the bus law, except that of advertising 
regular schedules and publishing tariffs. 

Seventeen passenger carriers operate . seventy interstate schedules 
daily, fifteen of these are exclusively interstate operators, and two are 
principally intrastate operators. Of these interstate lines, only two 
penetrate the State as much as forty miles. All have exclusive fran- 
chises on their routes. 

Seven freight and express carriers operate interstate, daily, except 
Sunday. Six of these carriers are exclusively interstate. 

RATES ON BITUMINOUS COAL 

In former report we referred to complaint filed by this Commission 
with the Interstate Commerce Commission, seeking a reduction in 
rates on bituminous coal into ^orth Carolina. After the case was 
docketed and date set for hearing before the Interstate Commerce Com- 
mission, a proposal was made by the carriers to make an average re^ 
duction in the rates of seventeen cents per ton, which proposal was 
submitted to the complaining chambers of commerce and other inter- 
ested shippers, and carriers' proposal was accepted. The reduced, rates 
became effective August 20, 1925. These reduced rates represent an 
annual saving in freight revenue on coal consumed in this State of 
about $600,000. 



LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 7 

A reduction lias also been secured in freight rates on anthracite coal 
to all points in this State that will average about $1 per ton. Anthra- 
cite coal is used in this State, but not in great volume. The substantial 
reduction in these rates will permit a larger use of this grade of coal. 

SOUTHEASTERN RATE CASE — I. C. C. 13494 

Since our last report the General Southeastern Eate Case, involving 
readjustment of entire rate structure within the Southern States, as 
well as between southern states and other parts of the country, has 
been decided by the Interstate Commerce Commission and the carriers 
have indicated their willingness to undertake the general readjustment 
in line with the decision, with the understanding that they will go to 
the Commission for such modification, if any, as they may find neces- 
sary from time to time as the work in connection with the compilation 
and printing of tariffs progresses. It is understood the carriers con- 
template putting the whole readjustment in force as early as possible, 
and upon a uniform diate for each and every adjustment involved in 
the decision. The adjustment is too comprehensive for explanation 
in this report, but it can be said our Commission believes the principal 
adjustment affecting our State, namely, between Central Freight As- 
sociation territory and JN^orth Carolina, the rates will be, when in- 
stalled, more satisfactory than heretofore. 

There will be some sharp advances from Ohio River Cities, but from 
and to all points north of the Ohio River there will be through rates 
substantially less than existing rates, and when this adjustment becomes 
effective we will have through interstate rates from all points east of 
the Mississippi River, substantially less than combination on any inter- 
mediate point or gateway. Revised rates are expected to become effec- 
tive next July 1. 

THE VIRGINIA CASE 

The complaint of the Virginia Corporation Commission, representing 
the Virginia Cities, against our intrastate adjustment is still pending 
before the Interstate Commerce Commission, and we anticipate de- 
cision will hardly be rendered in the near future; in fact, our Com- 
mission assumed the position at the hearing in Richmond, Va., May, 
1925, on account of the fact the Virginia Commission's complaint did 
not cover the group rates along with the alternative scale complained 
of, the complaint was not comprehensive enough to enable the Inter- 
state Commerce Commission to render an intelligent decision. It re- 
mains to be seen, of course, just how the Interstate Commerce Com- 
mission will dispose of the case, but it is quite likely the case will 
eventually be absorbed in the readjustment in the rates of the South 
under the Southeastern Rate Case decision, commonly known as I. C. C. 
13494. 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



REDUCED RATES ON FERTILIZER 



The Corporation Cominission has participated in a general investi- 
gation of rates on fertilizer for the Southeastern District, and it was 
found that rates between points in I^orth Carolina and the interstate 
rates into JN^orth Carolina have been on a higher level than the average 
rates for the Southeast as a whole. As a result of this general investi- 
gation the Interstate Commerce Commission has prescribed a uniform 
scale of mileage rates which will become effective on interstate ship- 
ments throughout the Southeast next July 1, and which will average 
approximately fifty cents per ton less than the existing level of rates 
in l^orth Carolina. The reduced rates become effective within JSTorth 
Carolina, upon order of the Corporation Commission on January 1, 
so as to apply to the shipment of fertilizer within this State during the 
coming season. 

VEGETABLE RATES, I. C. C. 18153 

Our Commission has filed formal complaint with the Interstate Com- 
merce Commission against the carriers in the matter of rates on vege- 
tables from Eastern Carolina territory to Eastern and interior eastern 
points. The complaint involves the question of both rates and mini- 
mum car loadings and was brought upon request of Wilmington Traffic 
Association, Wilmington Cooperative Truck Growers Association, Inc., 
and Eastern Carolina Wholesale Dealers and Manufacturers Associa- 
tion, Inc. 

Cooperative Proceedings That Will Result in Reduced Rates on Lime 
and Cement and on Peaches 

In addition to the foregoing proceedings, in which the Corporation 
Commission has secured results of far-reaching importance, either by 
prosecution of formal complaints or by intervention in pending pro- 
ceedings, the Commission has also been represented in several coopera- 
tive proceedings covering revision of . rates on other important com- 
modities. General investigation of rates on lime and cement, and of 
freight rates and refrigeration charges on peaches from our Sandhill 
peach belt, have progressed to a state that indicates important reduc- 
tions may be expected in rates on these commodities. 

RATES ON COTTON 

A general investigation similar to those above mentioned is being 
instituted covering a comprehensive review of the rates on cotton 
throughout the producing territory. 



LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 



BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES 



At the close of the year, on June 30, 1926, there were under the super- 
vision of the Commission four hundred eighty-three banks and trust 
companies, which number included sixty-eight branches. At the close 
of the year on June 30, 1924, the number of banks and trust companies 
under our supervision was five hundred thirty-five, which number in- 
cluded sixty-four branches. The total resources, exclusive of trust re- 
sources, of these institutions on June 30, 1926, was $309,567,398.35, 
while the resources on June 30, 1924, amounted to $280,618,841.46. 
For the two-year period, there was an increase in resources of $38,948,- 
556.89 and a decrease of fifty-two in the number of banks and branches 
in operation. 

Below is given the changes for the two-year period covered by this 
report : 

Number of Banks, June 30, 1924 471 

Number of Branches June 30, 1924 64 

Total 535 

(Resources $280,618,841.46) 

Number of Banks June 30, 1925 441 

Number of Branches June 30, 1925 66 

Total 507 

(Resources $287,476,807.06) 

Number of Banks June 30, 1926 415 

Number of Bran'ches June 30, 1926 68 

Total 483 

(Resources $309,567,398.35) 

Detailed changes entering into the above statement of conditions were 
as follows : 

Failures 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 (Including one branch) 20 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926 (Including one branch) 11 

Total 31 

Voluntary Liquidation 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 4 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926...- 5 

Total 9 



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Branches Discontinued 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 2 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926 2 

Total 4 

Conversion into National Banks 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 2 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926 2 

Total 4 

Consolidatio7is 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 8 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926 ^ 12 

Total 20 

New Banks Opened 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 5 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926 1 

Total 6 

New Branches Opened 

July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925 5 

July 1, 1925, to June 30, 192i6 5 

Total 10 

At the close of the year on June 30, 1926, there were under the 
supervision of the Commission thirty-two industrial banks, having total 
resources of $10,625,590.43. At the close of the year, on June 30, 1924, 
there were under our supervision twenty industrial banks having total 
resources of $6,205,218.93. For the two-year period there was an 
increase in the resources of industrial banks of $4,420,371.50 and an 
increase of twelve in the number of industrial banks operating. 

Below are given the changes for the two-year period covered by this 
report : 

Number of Banks June 30, 1924 20 

Resources $6,205,218.93 

Number of Banks June 30, 1925 26 

Resources $8,348,400.24 

Number of Banks June 30, 1926 32 

Resources $10,625,590.43 



LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL 11 

During the year July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1925, six hundred fifty- 
eight examinations were made, which included one examination for 
each bank and one hundred and forty-one special examinations. Eor 
the year July 1, 1925, to June 30, 1926, six hundred thirty-six exami- 
nations were made, which included one examination for each bank and 
one hundred fifty-three special examinations. 

The effect and influence of legislation is not always immediate. The 
two years covered by this report, however, have established a definite 
trend in banking which was influenced and brought about largely by 
the legislation enacted at the session of 1921. As previously shown, 
during the past two-year period the number of banks and. trust com- 
panies has decreased fifty-two, while resources in the same period have 
increased $38,948,556.89. In the same period the resources of the 
average bank has increased from $525,000 to $620,000, indicating the 
tendency towards the elimination of the smaller institutions and the 
strengthening of those already in operation. 

CAPITAL ISSUES DEPARTMENT 

The Capital Issues Law, Chapter 190, Public Laws of 1925, was 
passed by the Legislature to regulate the issuance and sale of securi- 
ties. Under its provisions the Governor was authorized to designate 
a member of the Corporation Commission as the commissioner to 
administer the act. Commissioner Maxwell was accordingly desig- 
nated, and, under authority of the law, appointed L, M. Bailey as As- 
sistant Commissioner. 

In carrying out the provisions of this law, the securities of twelve 
corporations, totaling seven hundred fifty-one thousand dollars, have 
been registered for the year April 1, 1925, to March 31, 1926. One 
hundred forty- three dealers and salesmen were registered under the 
law for the period ended March 31, 1926, and one hundred, forty-four 
dealers and salesmen have been registered since April 1, 1926. Of 
the number registered, the licenses of four were canceled during 1925 
and 1926, and fourteen others have been canceled since April 1, 1926. 
All of the cancellations of licenses of salesmen have been upon request 
of the dealers employing them. Two citations to dealers to show 
cause why licenses issued to them should not be canceled have been 
issued. In one case, it was found that the Commissioner did not have 
sufiicient authority, under the law, to cancel the license, and action on 
the other citation is still pending. 

A large amount of work has been done in conferences during the 
period since April, 1925, to assist in better and clearer financing. One 
conference with a real estate board and the bar of the same county 



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was held in wliicli tlie work of the Department resulted in estimated 
savings to investors totaling a large amount. 

The present law is so unlike the old Blue Sky Law that comparisons 
in adaptability are hard to make. Improvements in the present law are, 
how^ever, desirable and we shall be glad to confer with you at your 
pleasure concerning this and other statutes under our jurisdiction. 

Respectfully, 

W. T. Lee^ Chairman, 
GrEO. P. Pell, 
A. J. Maxwell, 

Commissioners. 
Attest : 
R. O. Self, Chief Clerk. 
W. G. WoMBLE, Rate Clerh. 
John Mitchell, Chief Bank Examiner. 
I. M. Bailey, Counsel. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 



IN THE MATTER OF UNDERPASS BETWEEN SPENCER AND EAST 

SPENCER. 

Ordek 

In 1920, petition was filed with the Corporation Commission to require 
the construction of an underpass under the tracks of the Southern Railway 
Company between the towns of Spencer and East Spencer, Hearing was 
had on this petition and the Southern Railway Company was required to 
file plans for the underpass at the location desired. It was estimated by 
the Southern Railway Company that the construction of the underpass in 
accordance with these plans would cost sixty-five thousand dollars. 

The authority of the Corporation Commission with respect to elimination 
of grade crossings is limited to that conferred in Section 1048 of the Con- 
solidated Statutes. This section seems to anticipate that in the matter 
of elimination of grade crossings: there will be a division of expense between 
the railroad company and the municipality or county in which such crossing 
is located. It did not at any time appear that either the county of Rowan 
or the municipalities of Spencer or E'ast Spencer were in position to con- 
tribute any part of the expense of the elimination of this crossing; and, 
for this reason, no order was made in the matter by the Corporation 
Commission. 

At the Special Session of the General Assembly in August, 1924, the fol- 
lowing act was passed with respect to this particular matter: 

Section 1. That the Corporation Commission of the State of North 
Carolina is hereby directed, authorized and empowered to place an 
underpass, or cause an underpass to be placed, built, opened and con- 
structed, under the railroad tracks, at a proper and suitable place at 
or near the Spencer Depot, between the towns of Spencer and East 
Spencer for the usie of the general public, and said Corporation Com- 
mission is hereby empowered and directed to charge the costs of said 
construction, or opening of said underpass, to the railroad company 
operating railroads or a line of railroads over said underpass, and 
said Corporation Commission shall proceed without further delay and 
cause said underpass to be constructed and opened. 

The enactment of this statute removed any question of participation in 
expense and requires the construction of the underpass at the expense of 
the Southern Railway Company. In compliance with this act, the Com- 
mission held hearing at Spencer on December 29, 1924, heard views of 
interested parties and personally inspected the proposed location for the 
underpass. 

Present conditions at this point are so hazardous and inconvenient as 
to make some better provision for interchange between the towns of Spencer 
and East Spencer a practical, public necessity. The tracks of the Southern 
Railway divide the towns of Spencer and East Spencer; and, as business 
has increased over this line, its main line double tracked and numerous 



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passing and side tracks installed, two of the grade crossings connecting 
the two towns have been closed on account of the hazard involved and to 
facilitate the development of the properties of the Southern Railway at 
this point and to eliminate the hazard to that extent. This leaves no 
provision whatever for crossing these tracks for nearly the whole length 
of the towns of Spencer and East Spencer, or for a distance of approximately 
two miles between the grade crossing at the Vance Cotton Mills at the 
southern end of the town and the grade crossing at the combination freight 
and passenger depot of the Southern Railway Company at the northern 
end of the town. This grade crosising at the depot crosses a series of 
seven tracks including the double tracked main line. These tracks are 
in almost constant use either by main line trains or by shifting on side 
tracks and pass tracks. This crossing is at even grade, and about four 
hundred feet north of this crossing is the point at which it is desired 
that the underpass be provided. After personal inspection of this location, 
we are convinced that the natural conditions at this point are ideal for 
the construction of an underpass. The tracks at this point are on a 
sufficient fill to permit construction of an underpass. 

The Southern Railway Company objects to construction of the underpass 
and proposes to construct, at its own expense, an overhead bridge at a 
point about fifteen hundred feet north of the present grade crossing at 
depot, or about nine hundred feet further north than the proposed underpass. 
The tracks of the Southern Railway at this point are in a cut but not of 
sufficient depth for an overhead bridge without requiring additional fill 
for approaches to it on either side and particularly on the east sdde. The 
principal objection of the Southern Railway Company to the construction 
of the underpass seems to be that with the further development of their 
facilities at this point they will require the construction of additional tracks 
at the point where the underpass is proposed to be located. They own, at 
the present time, adjoining property on the west side of this location in 
addition to their right of way which they anticipate that in the process of 
further development of their shops and transfer facilities at Spencer will 
require the placing of additional tracks at this point. They have at the 
present time five tracks at this point. We are of the opinion and find that 
the proposed location about four hundred feet north of the present crossing 
near the depot and at the point where the proposed location of Newton 
Street would intersect with the tracks of the Southern Railway is a proper 
location for the construction of an underpass. If the development of the 
business of the Southern Railway at this point in future should require 
the laying of additional tracks at this point, it would not seem to be an 
unreasonable hardship that such tracks when constructed should be laid 
over an extension of the underpass. 

The Corporation Commission is left without discretion by the act of the 
General Assembly, herein quoted, to comply with the request of the Southern 
Railway Company that it be permitted to construct an overhead bridge at a 
point about nine hundred feet north of the location for the proposed under- 
pass; but, after an examination of the property, we are convinced that the 
underpass will furnish a more convenient means of communication between 
Spencer and East Spencer. It is, therefore 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 15 

Ordered, That the Southern Railway Company construct at its own ex- 
pense within three months from this date an underpass at a point about 
four hundred feet north of the present grade crossing near its depot at 
Spencer and at the point of the location of Newton Street, and that the 
said underpass be constructed in accordance with the plans filed with the 
Corporation Commission by the Southern Railway Company for said 
underpass. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 2d day of January, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 5500. 



IN THE MATTER OP UNDERPASS BETWEEN SPENCER 
AND EAST SPENCER 

Order Overruling Exceptions of Southern Railway Company 

This cause coming before us upon the exceptions filed by the Southern 
Railway Company to the order of this Commission entered January 2, 1925, 
and said exceptions having been considered. It is 

Ordered, That said exceptions be overruled. 

This 4th day of February, 1925. W. T. Lee, Chairman. 

Docket No. 5i500. 



IN THE MATTER OP THE ACQUISITION BY PIEDMONT TELEPHONE 
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY OP ALL OP THE PHYSICAL PROPERTY, 
RIGHTS OP WAY, EASEMEINTS AND PRIVILEGES OP THE RUTHER- 
FORD COUNTY TELEPHONE COMPANY. 

Order 

Whereas, application has been made to this Commission for its consent 
and approval of the sale of all of the property of the Rutherford County 
Telephone Company, consisting of its local telephone exchanges at Ruther- 
fordton, Forest City and Caroleen, with lines connecting the same, rights of 
way, easements, and privileges to the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph 
Company, and for authority for the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph 
Company to charge at said exchanges the schedule of rates now being charged 
at same by the Rutherford County Telephone Company, it is 

Ordered, That said sale of all of the property, rights of way, easements 
and privileges of the Rutherford County Telephone Company, a corporation, 
to the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company, a corporation, be 
and is hereby consented to and approved. 

It is Further Ordered, That upon and after the acquisition of the said 
properties of the said Rutherford County Telephone Company, the Piedmont 
Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby authorized to charge the same 
schedule of rates at said Rutherfordton, Forest City and Caroleen ex- 
changes as heretofore authorized and approved by this Commission for said 



16 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Rutherford County Telephone Company in this Commission's order of 
October 25, 1924, in the matter of the "Petition of the Rutherford County 
Telephone Company for an adjustment of Rates," said schedule of rates 
being in words and figures as follows, to wit: 

Regulations 

1. The rates specified herein, with mileage charges when applicable, 
entitle subscribers to an unlimited number of messages to all stations bear- 
ing the designation of the central office with which subscriber is connected. 

Rates and Their Application 

A. Within the Base Rate Area; i.e., the corporate limits of Rutherfordton, 
N. C, and within a radial distance of one mile from the passenger station 
of the Seaboard Air Line Railway at Spindale, N. C, flat rates are quoted 
as follows: 

Within the Base Rate Area; i.e., the corporate limits of Forest City, N. C, 

flat rates are quoted as follows: 

Within the Base Rate Area; i.e., within a radial distance of one mile 

from the passenger stations of the Seaboard Air Line Railway at Caroleen 

and Henrietta, N. C, flat rates are quoted as follows: 

Rate per Month 

Business Individual Line $3.50 

Business Individual Line Joint User 1.00 

Business 2-party Line 3.00 

Business Auxiliary Line Inward 2.25 

Toll Terminal 2.25 

Business Extension 1.00 

Residence Individual Line 2.25 

Residence Individual Line Joint User 50 

Residence 2-party Line 2.00 

Residence 4-party Line 1.75 

Residence Extension 75 

B. Outside the area indicated in "A" and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates, plus an additional 
rate for extra distance beyond Exchange Base Rate Area, of 42 cents per 
month per one-fourth mile or fraction thereof, to be prorated between two- 
party and four-party stations, will apply: 

Rate pe?' Month 

Business Individual Line $3.50 

Business Individual Line Joint User 1.00 

Business 2-party Line 3.00 

Business 4-party Line 2.50 

Business Auxiliary Line Inward 2.25 

Toll Terminal 2.25 

Business Extension 1.00 

Residence Individual Line 2.25 

Residence Individual Line Joint User 50 

Residence 2-party Line 2.00 

Residence 4-party' Line 1.75 

Residence Extension 75 

C. Beyond the Base Rate Area Multi-party Line service of not less than 
four stations or more than eight stations per line is furnished at the 
monthly rates given below, provided the Company has existing pole routes 
available or provided the subscriber will at his own expense construct and 
maintain a circuit to a pole route of the Company: 



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DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 17 

Rate per Month 

Business $3.00 

Residence 2.00 

D. In connection with either Business or Residence stations, either 
inside or outside Exchange Base Route Area, the following rates for mis- 
cellaneous equipment and service will apply: 

Rate per Month 

Extension Gong $ .50 

Extension Bell 25 

Auxiliary Receiver 15 

Operator's Head Set 15 

Operator's Head Set and Chest Transmitter 35 

Extra Listing in Directory 25 

Extra Line in Directory 25 

E. Beyond the Base Rate Area, Farmers' Line Service is furnished at 
the monthly rates given below provided the subscriber furnishes, owns and 
maintains his line to the Exchange Base Rate Area, and furnishes, installs 
and maintains his o^vIl instruments: 

Minimum charge per line (with not more than 6 stations 

thereon) $3.60 

Additional Stations in excess of 6, each 60 

F. Service Connection Charges: 

1. For Individual and Party Line Service $3.50 

2. For each extension station connected with any class of tele- 
phone service 3.50 

3. To cover, in part. Directory, Accounting, circuit and switch- 
board expense in cases where service is established by the 
use of instrumentalities already in place in subscriber's 
premises and no change is made in the type or location of 
such instrumentalities, each main station 1.50 

G. Charge for Moves and Changes: 

1. For moving a telephone set from one location to another 

on the same premises, a charge of 3.00 

2. For moving any other equipment Or wiring from one location 
to another on the same premises, a charge based on the 
cost of labor and material. 

3. For change in type or style of telephone set, a charge of 3.00 

4. For other changes in equipment or wiring, a charge based 
on the cost of labor and material. 

H. Restoration of Service Charge: 

When service has been suspended for nonpayment of charges, restoration 
of service is made only upon payment of the charges due, and in addition 
a restoration charge of $1.00. 

Done and Ordered by the North Carolina Corporation Commission in 
session at its office in the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, this 19th 
day of January, 1925. 

W. T. Lee, Chairman. 
Docket No. 6234. 



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18 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

IN RE PETITION OF THE THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY FOR 
PE*RMISSION TO DISCONTINUE CERTAIN PASSENGER TRAIN 
SERVICE BETWEEN KEYSVILLE, VIRGINIA, AND DURHAM, NORTH 
CAROLINA. 

Ordee 

The original petition in this case was filed and notice served upon the 
Mayors of Durham and Oxford; answers were filed by them and citizens of 
Stem, North Carolina; and hearing was held thereon July 31, 1924. 

At the hearing the cities of Oxford and Durham and intervening towns and 
the petitioner were represented, but the Commission thought that the evidence 
produced by the petitioner was not sufficiently full and did not embrace a 
period of sufficient duration over which to properly judge the return from 
operations; therefore, the petitioner was instructed to prepare and file with 
the Commission a statement of passenger revenue and expenses for a period 
of five months. 

This statement was filed on September 12, 1924, and rehearing was had 
October ninth, and the petitioner produced evidence to show that over a 
five months period the "out-of-pocket" passenger train expenses exceeded the 
actual revenue by more than five thousand dollars. The evidence further 
showed that passengers can and do travel by auto bus at almost any hour 
in the day between Durham and Oxford, and that such busses leave and 
arrive on schedule and the Seaboard Air Line operates a, parallel line with 
double daily passenger schedule between Durham, Dickerson and Oxford. 

The respondents offered evidence that showed that there is some demand 
foir emergency express; such as, ice cream, flowers, milk, etc, but according 
to the evidence the total annual revenue from these sources is negligible 
and this business can be handled in emergencies by the Seaboard Air Line 
to Oxford. It is evident that there is considerable duplicatio-n of service be- 
tween Oxford and Durham and inadequate demand for all the service which 
is now being offered the public. 

Our conclusion is, after carefully considering the evidence, that the peti- 
tion should be granted and that the petitioner be required to operate in 
lieu of all the present service a service of one train in each direction daily 
and upon a schedule which will most conveniently serve the demands of the 
public patronizing the service. The Commission will not, at this time, make 
a schedule for the service to be substituted for that service which is now 
being operated on this line; and, if such schedule cannot be agreed upon 
by the petitioner and respondents, assistance can be rendered upon request; 
therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Southern Railway Company be, and is hereby, author- 
ized to discontinue passenger trains Nos. 107, 108, 113 and 114 and to operate 
in lieu thereof a service of one passenger train in each direction daily on 
such schedule as may most conveniently serve the demand for such service 
on such line. This order shall be effective from and after March 1, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 9th day of February, 1925. Cleric. 

Docket No. 6139. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 19 

IN THE MATTER OP UNIFORM RATES ON BRICK 
AND CLAY PRODUCTS. 

Order 

The Interstate Commerce Commission, after tiiorougli investigation, adopted 
a schedule of uniform mileage rates, effective December 12, 1924, on all in- 
terstate shipments within the Southeast on brick and clay products, known 
as the "Uniform Brick List." This schedule of rates compared with existing 
rates on these commodities between points in North Carolina are for some 
distances lower and for some distances higher than the present rates, the 
general average of such rates being somewhat less than the present rates. 
The trunk line carriers made application for approval of this schedule of 
rates for application between points in North Carolina as they have in other 
States in the Southeast. This application has been granted, with slight modi- 
fications, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. Copy of 
this application was served upon the principal shippers of these products 
within North Carolina, and hearing was held at Raleigh, January 22, 1925. 

The order of the Interstate Commerce Commission in this matter fixes 
a uniform mileage schedule of rates for application on birick and clay prod- 
ucts, with provision that the rates on common brick for distances up to 150 
miles should be eighty per cent of the schedule. At the hearing on January 
22, 1925, representation was made by shippers that the application of the 
eighty per cent rule should not be limited to the distance of 150 miles, and 
that the minimum weight should not exceed fifty thousand pounds per car. 

The Commission finds that the rates proposed by the carriers are reason- 
able rates to be charged on commodities covered by the so-called "Uniform 
Brick List," except that on common brick the rates for distances beyond 
150 miles should be eighty per cent of the scale instead of one hundred per 
cent, as proposed, and the minimum weight should not be more than fifty 
thousand pounds. It is, therefore. 

Ordered, That the application of the carriers, viz: 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 
Atlantic & Yadkin Railway Company 

(A. E. Smith & J. W. Fry, Receivers) 
Clinchfield Railroad 

Carolina & Northwestern Railway Company 
Norfolk Southern Railroad Company 
Norfolk & Western Railway Company 

(except Abingdon Branch) 
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company 
Southern Railway Company 
Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company 

be, and the same is hereby, approved for application on and after March 
10, 1925, except that the minimum carload weight on common brick shall 
not be more than fifty thousand pounds, and that rates on common brick 
shall not exceed eighty per cent of the rates on other clay products 

It is Further Ordered, That the so-called "Uniform Brick List" shall not 
include heavy-load-bearing concrete tile. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 17th day of February, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6251. 



20 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE WESTERN CAROLINA 
TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR ESTABLISHMENT OP RATES FOR THE 
TOWN OF FRANKLIN, N. C, AND VICINITY. 

Order 

The petitioner is a newly organized company which has taken over the 
property and franchises of the Franklin Telephone and Electric Company, 
which formerly operated in the town of Franklin and Macon County. 

The petitioner is greatly improving the service to he offered to the people 
of that vicinity and presents a schedule of rates with its petition, approved by 
the Board of Aldermen of the town of Franklin, as to rates within the base 
rate area of said town; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Western Carolina Telephone Company is hereby author- 
ized to charge monthly rental and line rates within and without the base 
rate area of the town of Franklin as follows : 

(A) Within the base rate area; i.e., the corporate limits of Franklin, N. C, 
and within a radial distance of one mile from the Court House, flat rates are 
quoted as follows: 

Pe7' Month 

Business individual line $3.50 

Business individual line — joint user 1.00 

Business two-party lines, 3.00 

Toll terminal 2.50 

p,esidence individual line 2.50 

Residence individual line — joint user 50 

Residence 1 to 4-party line 2.00 

Residence extension set '. 75 

(B) Outside the area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates plus an additional 
rate for extra distance beyond base rate area of 42 cents per month per one- 
fourth mile or fraction thereof to be prorated between four party stations 
will apply: 

Per Month 

Business individual line $3.50 

Business individual line — joint user 1.00 

Business extension, individual line 1.00 

Business two-party line 3.00 

Business four-party line 2.50 

Toll terminal 2.25 

Residence individual line 2.50 

Residence individual line — joint user 50 

Residence four-'party line 2.00 

Residence extension 75 

(C) Beyond the base rate area multi-party lines service of not less than 
four stations nor more than eight stations per line is furnished at the 
monthly rate given below, provided the company has existing pole route 
available or provided the subscriber will at his own expense construct and 
maintain a circuit to the pole route of the company: 

Business $3.00 

Residence 2.00 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 21 

(D) In connection with either business or residence station either inside 
or outside of the exchange base rate area, the following rates for miscellan- 
eous equipment and service will apply: 

Extension gong $ .50 

Extension bell 25 

Extra listing in directory 25 

Extra line in directory 25 

(E) Beyond the base rate area, former line service is furnished at the 
monthly rate given below, provided the subscriber furnishes, owns and main- 
tains his line to the exchange base rate area, and furnishes, installs and 
maintains his own instruments. Minimum charge for lines with not more 
than seven stations thereon : 

At the rate of $3.50 per month 

Additional stations in excess of seven 50 per month 

(F) Service connection charge: 

(1) For individual and party line service $3.50 

(2) For each extension station connected with any class of 
telephone service 3.00 

(3) To cover in part Directory, Accounting, Circuit and switch- 
board expenses in case where service is established by the use 
of instrumentalities all ready in place in subscribers premises 
and no change is made in the type or location of such in- 
strumentalities, each main station 1.50 

(G) Charge for moving and changes: 

(1) For moving a telephone set from one location to another on 
the same premises a charge of 3.00 

(2) For moving any other equipment or wiring from one loca- 
tion to another on the same premises, a charge based on the 
cost of labor and material. 

(3) For change in type or style of telephone set a charge of 3.00 

(4) For other changes in equipment or wiring a charge based 
on the cost of labor and material. 

(H) Restoration of service charge: 

(1) When service has been suspended for non-payment of 
charges, restoration of service is made only upon application 
of subscriber and payment of charges due, and in addition a 
restoration charge of 1.00 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 27th day of February, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6253. 



IN RE CHAPTE'R 50, PUBLIC LAWS OF 1925, PROVIDING FOR THE 
REGULATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS. 

Okder 

Under the provisions of Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, entitled: "An 
Act Providing for the Regulation, Supervision and Control of Persons, 
Firms, Corporations and Associations Owning, Controlling, Operating or 
Managing Motor Vehicles Used in the Business of Transporting Persons or 



22 N. C. COEPOEATION COMMISSION 

Property for Compensation on the Improved Public Highways of This State 
Which Are or May Hereafter Be Declared to Be Parts of the State Highway 
System, or Any of the County Highways, and Prescribing and Imposing 
License Fees and Providing for the Disposition of the Revenue Raised by the 
same," and amendments thereto, and in the exercise of the general powers 
therein conferred, it is hereby 

Ordered. That all motor vehicle carriers transporting passengers or prop- 
erty, or both, for compensation over the improved public highways between 
any termini in this State where any part of the route is outside an incor- 
porated city or between points within and points without this State, shall 
be classed into Classes A, B, C, D, E and P, as follows: 

Passenger Cari'iers 

Class "A" shall include only motor vehicle passenger carriers operat- 
ing over specifically designated routes, between fixed termini, upon fixed 
time schedules. 

Class "B" shall include only motor vehicle passenger carriers operat- 
ing over specifically designated routes, but not upon fixed time schedules. 

Class "C" shall include only motor vehicle passenger carriers holding 
themselves out for private employment only to or from the city or town 
from which carrier operates and other cities and towns and not solic- 
iting or receiving patronage along the route or at terminal stations of 
classes "A" and "B" carriers. 

Class "D" shall include only motor vehicle passenger carriers employed 
exclusively in the conduct of educational or sight-seeing excursions, or 
tours, from points outside of this State to and from points within this 
State and not soliciting or receiving patronage along the route. 

Property Carriers 

Class "E" shall include only motor vehicle property carriers operat- 
ing over specifically designated routes, between fixed termini, upon 
fixed time schedules. 

Class "P" shall include only motor vehicle property carriers holding 
themselves out for private employment only for the transportation of a 
specific load, loads, or commodities, to or from the city or town from 
which carrier operates and other cities or towns, and not soliciting or 
receiving patronage along the route or at terminal stations of Class "E" 
carriers, and 

That motor vehicle carriers desiring to operate in this State after March 
22, 192i5, under this act, shall file with, on forms furnished by, the Com- 
mission, application for license certificate so to do; and the applications of 
the several classes of carriers shall have attached thereto at the time of 
filing, the following: 

Passenger Carriers 
Class A. a 

1. Two copies of tariffs naming fares with rules and regulations gov- 
erning same. 

2. Two copies of time schedule. 

3. Two copies of full description of each motor vehicle and 
designated route over which, and termini between which, operation of 
each vehicle is proposed. 

4. Any other exhibit required or that may assist the Commission in 
determining the reasonableness of the application. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 2B 



Class B. 

1. Two copies of tariffs naming fares with rules and regulations gov- 
erning same. 

2. Two copies of full description of each motor vehicle and designated 
route over which, and termini between which, operation of each vehicle 
is proposed. 

3. Any other exhibit required or that may assist the Commission in 
determining the reasonableness of the application. 

Glass G. 

1. Two copies of full description of each motor vehicle. 

Glass D. 

1. Two copies of full description of each motor vehicle. 

P,roperty Garriers 
Glass E. 

1. Two copies proposed rates with rules and regulations governing 
same. 

2. Two copies of time schedule. 

3. Two copies of full description of each motor vehicle and designated 
route ovgr which, and termini between which, operation of each vehicle 
is proposed. 

4. Any other exhibit required or which may assist the Commission in 
determining the reasonableness of the application. 

Glass F. 

1. Two copies of full description of motor vehicle and the routes 
over which applicant most frequently operates. 

2. Any other exhibit required or which may assist the Commission in 
determining the reasonableness of the application, and 

Schedules 
That motor vehicles operated by competing carrie,rs shall not leave a given 
city or town, or other point, for the same destination or destinations 
on the same time schedule; and, where competing carriers operate 
motor vehicles over the same highway, schedules shall be arranged, as 
may be praticable, to leave termini at alternating periods on even spacing of 
time between departures, and 

(Note. Competitive operators should endeavor to work out agreed 
schedules under this rule; and, if, after a meeting for this purpose, 
agreement is impossible, the Commission should be so advised at time 
of application, upon which hearing may be given and decision rendered 
accordingly.) 

that each motor vehicle carrier, included in the classification above named, 
may continue operation over same route, and at the same fares and rates 
with which service is being rendered on the date act becomes effective, pend- 
ing the action of the Commission upon its application, by complying with the 
following requirements: 

Bonds and Advance on Tax 

To pay two hundred ($200) dollars to the Commissioner of Revenue as 
provided by Section 8 of the act, and amendments thereto, and file with the 
Commission, subject to the provisions and conditions of the act, an acceptable 



24 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Liability and Property Damage Insurance Policy, in a company authorized 
to do business in this State, covering each motor vehicle used or to be used 
by the carrier in the following amounts: 

Classes A and B 
Tivelve Passengers and Under 

Five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury or death to one person, 

and subject to a limit of ten thousand ($10,000) dollars for injury to, 

• or death of moire than one person in any one accident, and one thousand 

($1,000) dollars for damage to property of persons other than the 

assured. 

Thirteen to Twenty-one Passengers, 

Five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury or death to one person, and 
subject to a limit of fifteen thousand ($15,000) dollars for injury to, or 
death of, more than one person in any one accident, and one thousand 
($1,000) dollars for damage to property of persons other than the 
assured. 

Over Twenty-one Passengers 

Five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury or death to one person, and 
subject to a limit of twenty thousand ($20,000) dollars for injury to, or 
death of, more than one person in any one accident, and one thousand 
($1,000) dollars for damage to property of persons other than the 
assured. 

Any Vehicle Class C 

One thousand ($1,000) for injury or death to one person, and subject 
to a limit of five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury to, or death of, 
more than one person in any one accident, and one thousand ($1,000) 
dollars for damage to property of persons other than the assured. 

Any Vehicle Class D 

One thousand ($1,000) dollars for damage to property of any person 
other than the assured. 

Any Vehicle Class E 

Two thousand five hundred ($2,500) dollars for injury or death to one 
person, and subject to a limit of five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury 
to, or death of, more than one person in any one accident, and one 
thousand ($1,000) dollars for damage to property of persons other than 
the assured. 

Any Vehicle Class F 

One thousand ($1,000) dollars for injury or death to one person, and 
subject to a limit of five thousand ($5,000) dollars for injury to, or 
death of, more than one person in any one accident, and one thousand 
($1,000) dollars for damage to property of persons other than the 
assured; or 

If, in lieu of the above Liability and Property Damage Insurance Policy, 
the applicant carrier may elect, he may 

Deposit with the Commission, subject to the provisions and conditions of 
the act, acceptable bond or bonds of the United States Government, the State 
of North Carolina, or any city or county in this State, or file an acceptable 
bond in a surety company, authorized to do business in this State, for each 
motor vehicle used or to be used by such carrier in the following amounts: 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 25 

Passenger Vehicles {All Glasses) 

Seven Passenger Vehicles and Under: Ten thousand ($10,000) dollars 
each ; 

Eight to Ticelve Passenger Vehicles (Both Inclusive): Fifteen thousand 
($15,000) dollars each; 

Thirteen to Twenty-one Passenger Vehicles, (Both Inclusive): Twenty 
thousand ($20,000) dollars each; 

Over Twenty-one Passenger: Twenty-five thousand ($25,000) dollars 
each; 

Property Carrying Vehicle 

Class E: Ten thousand ($10,000) dollars each; 
Class F: Five thousand ($5,000) dollars each; and 

Whenever any action shall be brought in the Superior Court, involving the 
liability of any indemnity or surety bond or bonds deposited or filed as 
provided in the next preceding paragraph, such motor vehicle carrier shall 
immediately file an additional bond or bonds in the same amount, and in 
default thereof such motor vehicle carrier's license certificate shall stand 
revoked: Provided, that if judgment in any such action is rendered in favor 
of such motor vehicle carrier and such carrier has deposited the additional 
bond required, then such carrier shall have the p^rivilege of canceling the 
bond upon which action was brought. 

Records 

To keep on file in the carrier's principal oflSice in this State, on and after 
12:01 o'clock a.m., March 22, 1925: 

(a) A description of each motor vehicle used in the form required to 
be filed with applications for license certificates. 

(Exhibit C). 

(b) To or between what points, and the number of one-way trips, 
each vehicle is operated to each point and the gross receipts from the 
operation of each one-w^ay trip of each vehicle; and such other records as 
the Commissioner of Revenue may prescribe. 

(c) At the end of each three months' operation, report the receipts 
therefrom to, on forms furnished by, the Commissioner of Revenue, and 
pay the taxes provided in Section 8, Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, 
and amendments thereto. 

Speed 

To keep within statutory speed limitations of Section 2618, Chapter 55, 
Consolidated Statutes, and amendments thereto, if any, and to observe such 
rules as the Commission may make reducing the statutory speed limitation 
for any type or weight vehicle on any highway. 

Drivers 

To not operate, or permit the operation of, any motor vehicle in such 
service by any driver under eighteen (18) years of age, nor otherwise in 
violation of Section 2614, Chapter 55, Vol. 1, Consolidated Statutes, and 
Section 6 of Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925; and it is further 



26 N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 

Application for Drivers' Permits 

Ordered, That each applicant to become a motor vehicle carrier shall cause 
to be filed with the original application for a license certificate, a separate 
application for a driver's permit for each person such applicant expects to 
operate motor vehicles in such service; and, subject to the limitations and 
requirements referred to in the next preceding paragraph, such applicants 
for drivers' permits may continue to operate as motor vehicle drivers pending 
action by the Commission upon their applications; and 

Driving Regulations 

That all operators and drivers of all motor vehicles operating under the 
act, shall be governed by the driving regulations in Section 2616 to Section 
2621, both inclusive, of Chapter 55, Consolidated Statutes, and such other 
rules as may be made by the Commission, and 

Equipment — Horns, Brakes, Lights, etc. 

That each motor vehicle operated under the act shall in all respects con- 
form to the requirements in Section 2615, Chapter 55, Consolidated Statutes, 
as to horns, brakes and lights; and rulings of this and the Highway Com- 
mission regulating the type of tires used on, and the size and weight of all 
motor propelled vehicles used in such service (See subsection (f). Section 
3 of the act); and shall be maintained in a safe and sanitary condition; 
closed vehicles shall have lights therein sufficient to light the passenger 
compartment; and all vehicles shall carry an extra serviceable tire, and 
shall be equipped with standard speedometers in good working order, and 
shall be maintained in a manner to insure reasonable safety to the public 
and maintenance of established routes and fixed time schedules; and there 
shall be kept posted on the inside front of each vehicle the photograph and 
name of the driver, the Commission's motor vehicle carrier permit, and the 
time schedule and fares; and 

Baggage, Express, etc. 

That the amount of express or baggage that may be carried in a motor 
vehicle with passengers shall not be greater than can be safely and con- 
veniently carried without causing discomfort to the passengers; and that 
no motor vehicle used for the transportation of passengers shall be operated, 
carrying or transporting any baggage, trunk, crate or other load which shall 
extend beyond the running board on the left side of such motor vehicle; and 

Fares, Charges, Free Passes 

That no motor vehicle carrier shall charge, demand, collect or receive a 
greater or less, or different, compensation for the transportation of persons 
or property, or for any service in connection therewith, than the rates, fares 
and charges applicable to such carrier as specified in its tariffs filed with the 
Commission and in effect at the time, nor shall any such carrier refund or 
remit in any manner or by any device any portion of the rates, fares or 
charges so specified, or extend to any person, firm, copartnership, or colr- 
poration, or other organization, or association, privileges or facilities in the 
transportation of persons or property, except such as are regularly and 
uniformly extended to all; and no such carrier shall directly or indirectly 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 27 

issue, give, tender or honor any free fares except to its bona fide officers, 
agents, employees and members of their immediate families and such persons 
as the Commission may designate in its employ for the inspection of equip- 
ment and supervision of traffic upon the highways of the State; and 

Ownership ResvonsiMlity 

That no license certificate shall be issued to two or more persons operating 
under a trade name, unless organized in a manner that will definitely fix 
responsibility; and 

Sales, etc. 

That on and after 12:01 o'clock a.m., March 22, 1925, no license certificate 
or rights vested or claimed hereunder shall be sold, assigned, leased, trans- 
ferred, mortgaged, pledged, or hypothecated, unless first authorized by the 
Co'mmission ; and 

Misrepresentations 

That any license certificate or right to operate a motor vehicle carrier, as 
required by the act, obtained upon any application by any false affidavit or 
mispresentation shall be subject to revocation and cancellation by the Com- 
mission; and 

Inspection. 

That all equipment and records shall, at all times, be subject to the in- 
spection of the Commissioner of Revenue, the Corporation Commission, or 
their agents, and 

Penalty. * 

That failure to comply with any one or more of the above requirements 
or to in any other way fail or neglect to comply with the act or rules or 
regulations adopted by any constituted authority under the act may be 
deemed sufficient cause for the Commission to revoke or cancel any license 
certificate of a motor vehicle carrier or any driver's permit under which 
any motor vehicle carrier or driver operates; and 

That references to sections of the Consolidated Statutes, or other laws of 
this State, which may appear herein, shall by virtue of such reference make 
such laws a part of this order. 

This order is for general application and is subject to such changes and 
modifications, as permitted by the law, as the Commission from time to 
time may determine advisable, and also subject to such exceptions as may 
be considered just and reasonable in individual cases. 

This order shall be in force and effect from and after 12:01 o'clock a.m., 
March 22, 1925. 

Efy order of the Commission: R, 0. Self, 

This 14th day of March, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6261. 



58 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

IN RE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC TELEPHONE EXCHANGE IN 
CITY OF DURHAM AND INCREASE OF TELEPHONE RENTAL RATES 
THEREIN. 

Order 

Upon consideration of the application of the Interstate Telephone Com- 
pany for approval of increase in telephone rates in the City of Durham 
and the installation of automatic system of exchange, it appears that the 
idea of the automatic system was conceived by the Chamber of Commerce 
of said city. A committee was appointed by the said Chamber of Commerce 
last year and spent considerable time investigating the practicability of 
such system and conferred with the said Interstate Telephone Company, 
with a view to said installation, and the committee reached an agreement 
with the telephone company to install such system, and recommended an 
increase in the telephone company's rates to warrant the additional in- 
vestment. 

It further appears that the committee from the Chamber of Commerce laid 
the proposition before the officials of the City of Durham, who appointed 
a committee to consider the same, which made report recommending that 
no official action be taken in regard to same. In its report, the Committee, 
appointed by the Chamber of Commerce, states, in part, as follows: 

We have conferred with representatives of the Interstate Telephone 
and Telegraph Company, and the Automatic Electric Company, as to 
the cost of installing the Automatic System in Durham. We have been 
furnished with a copy of the contract the Automatic Electric Company 
has offered the Interstate Telephone and Telegraph Company for in- 
stalling the Automatic System. It develops that the cost of such in- 
stallation will slightly exceed $200,000. We find further that the 
present telephone rates enjoyed by Durham are less than the rates 
charged in Raleigh, Wilmington, Greensboro, Asheville and Charlotte. 
We feel, therefore, that an improved system of telephone service, entailing 
an additional expenditure of $200,000, would justify an increase in our 
present telephone rates. 

To meet the expense of additional investment, the Chamber of Commerce 

recommends that the telephone company be permitted to increase its rates, 
as follows: 

Present Proposed 

Business Special Line $5.00 $6.00 

Business Two-party Line 4.00 5.00 

Business Four-party Line 3.00 3.75 

Residence Special Line 3.00 3.50 

Residence Two-party Line 2.50 3.00 

Residence Four-party Line 2.00 2.25 

It is 

Ordered, That the Interstate Telephone and Telegraph Company be au- 
thorized, when it shall have completed the installation of the proposed 
automatic system, and same is in operation, to charge the rates set out in 
the above schedule for the several classes of service named, and the giaid 
telephone company shall advise the Commission the date on which system 
is completely installed and in operation. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 20th day of March, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6263. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 29 

IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH CO. TO ABOLISH THE WAUGHTOWN BASE RATE AREA NEAR 
WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. 

Okder 

Petitioner makes application to abolish a base rate area created in the 
vicinity of Waughtown, a suburb of Winston-Salem, N. C, several years ago, 
and was for the purpose of giving the subscribers to petitioner's telephone 
service a flat rate in lieu of the regular subscription rates plus line mileage. 
The creation of this area in the first instance was arbitrary to meet local 
conditions, and the Commission knows of no reason why same should not 
be discontinued: therefore it is 

Obdeeed, that petition be granted. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This the 9th day of April, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6274. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE ACQUISITION BY SOUTHERN BELL TELE- 
PHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY OF ALL OF THE PROPERTY 
FORMERLY OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE IREDELL TELEPHONE 
COMPANY, NOW OWNED BY EUGENE MORRISON, ROSS S. McELWEE, 
L. J. FREEL, AND J. G. SHELTON, WITH AUTHORITY TO CHARGE 
THE RATES NOW CHARGED BY THE SAID IREDELL TELEPHONE 
COMPANY. 

Whelreas application has been made to said Corporation Commission for 
its consent and approval of the sale of all the telephone properties of Eugene 
Morrison, Ross S. McElwee, L. J. Freel, and J. G. Shelton, formerly owne^il 
by the Iredell Telephone Company, consisting of the telephone exchanges at 
Statesville, Taylorsville, Troutmans and Stony Point, North Carolina, and 
all toll lines connecting with same, to Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company, and for authority for the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company to charge the schedule of rates now charged by the Iredell Tele- 
phone Company; 

It is Ordeeed that said sale of all the telephone property, both exchange 
and toll, owned and operated by said Eugene Morrison, Ross S. McElwee, 
L. J. Freel and J. G. Shelton, formerly owned and operated by the Iredell 
Telephone Company, to Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, 
a corporation, be and the same is hereby consented to and approved. 

It is Furthee Oedeeed that upon acquiring the legal title to the aforesaid 
property of Eugene Morrison, Ross S. McElwee, L. J. Freel and J. G. 
Shelton, the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby 
authorized, and shall have the right to charge the same schedule of rates 
now charged by the said Iredell Telephone Company, said schedule of rates 
being in words and figures as follows to wit: 



30 n. c. corporation commission 

Exchange Rate Schedule 
Frchnnnp Business Residence 

r.xi.nanye l-Party 1-Party 2-Party J^Party 

Statesville $4.00 $3.00 $2.50 $2.00 

Taylorsville 3.50 2.75 2.25 1.75 

Troutmans 4.00 3.00 2.50 2.00 

Stony Point 2.50 2.00 1.50 1.00 

The above rates are to apply within the base rate areas of the said ex- 
changes, such base rate areas being defined as follows: 

Statesville : The corporate limits of Statesville as of November 1, 1924. 

Taylorsville: The corporate limits of Taylorsville as of November 
1, 1924. 

Troutmans : That area within a radial distance of one-half mile from 
the Central Office. 

Stony Point: That area within a radial distance of one-half mile from 
the Central Office. 

Outside the above defined base rate areas and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the same rates will apply, together 
with the established mileage charges of the Southern Bell Telephone and 
Telegraph Company. 

All of the foregoing rates for one, two and four party line service, with 
mileage charges when applicable, shall entitle subscribers to an unlimited 
number of messages to all stations bearing the designation of its particular 
central office; and the established toll rates of the Southern Bell Telephone 
and Telegraph Company will apply on messages to stations bearing the 
designation of another central office, except between Statesville and 
Troutmans. 

Mileage charges and other services and facilities not specified herein and 
the rates, charges and practices applicable thereto, shall be the rates, charges 
and practices set out in the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany's General Exchange Tariff on file with the North Carolina Corporation 
Commission, as in effect in other exchanges in the State of North Carolina. 

Done and Ordered by the North Carolina Corporation Commission in session 
at their office in the city of Raleigh, North Carolina, this 9th day of April, 
1925. W. T. Lee, Chairman. 

Docket No. 6279. 



IN RE MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER SCHEDULES BETWEEN GREENS- 
BORO AND CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

The Corporation Commission having under consideration the motor vehicle 
carrier service, under Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, between Greensboro 
and Charlotte, set the same down for conference with the carriers at 11 
o'clock a.m., Friday, April 3. It was found that several operators were 
operating on the same schedule, and it was proposed during the conference 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 31 

that a committee representing each carrier withdraw from the conference 
and make schedules to be presented to the Commission for approval. This 
was done, and the representative carriers being unable to arrive at any 
agreement, the Commission continued the hearing until 11 o'clock a.m., 
April 8, in order that the Commission might have opportunity to work out 
an equitable spacing of service and allocate the service temporarily to the 
carriers desiring to operate between the cities in question. 

The Commission being desirous of taking into consideration equipment 
on hand and the ability of the carriers to render the service and at the 
same time eliminate as little of the equipment now in operation as possible, 
it is necessary to establish a four-and-a-half hour schedule between the 
points in question, with cars leaving each point every thirty minutes be- 
tween the hours of 8 o'clock a.m., and 7:30 o'clock p.m., both inclusive. It 
is probable that some of this service may be eliminated; but, until such 
time as future operation demonstrates that public convenience and necessity 
does not require it, the Commission will require the carriers to maintain 
the thirty minute schedule hereinafter allocated pending hearing and the 
Commisson's action upon the several applications for license certificates; 
therefore, it is 

Ordeked, That the several motor vehicle carriers hereinafter mentioned 
shall operate upon the schedules hereinafter prescribed and allocated to them 
as follows: 

The Piedmont Stage Line shall leave Greensboro at 7:00 a.m., 10:30 
a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. 

The Piedmont Stage Line shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 8:30 
a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. 

The Dixie Motor Coach Line shall leave Greensboro for Charlotte at 
8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. 

The Dixie Motor Coach Line shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 
7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service shall leave Greensboro for Charlotte at 10:00 
a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service shall leave Salisbury for Charlotte at 7:15 
a.m., and 8:15 a.m. 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 8:00 
a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service shall leave Salisbury fo^r Greensboro at 7:00 
a.m., and 8:00 a.m. 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line shall leave Greensboro for Charlotte at 
1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 
7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. 

The Royal Blue Transportation Company shall leave Greensboro for 
Charlotte at 7:30 a.m., and 9:30 a.m. 

The Royal Blue T^ransportation Company shall leave Charlotte for 
Greensboro at 3:30 p.m., and 5:30 p. m. 

White Bus Line shall leave Greensboro for Charlotte at 5:30 p.m. 

White Bus Line shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 9:30 a.m. 

Blue Star Bus Line shall leave Greensboro for Charlotte at 8:00 a.m., 
and 9:00 a.m. 

Blue Star Bus Line shall leave Charlotte for Greensboro at 1:00 p.m., 
and 3:00 p.m. 

The above named motor vehicle carriers shall be governed by the time 
schedule (Exhibit B) which is attached hereto and which prescribes the 



32 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

schedules of the several motor vehicle carriers to intermediate points be- 
tween Greensboro and Charlotte; and it is further 

Ordered, That if for any reason any of the foregoing motor vehicle carrieirs 
shall fail to operate the service on any one or more of the schedules, herein 
allocated, for three consecutive days such carrier shall forfeit the temporary 
rights herein authorized. No motor vehicle carrier named herein shall 
transfer, sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of, to any other carrier or carriers, 
any of the schedules herein allocated to such motor vehicle carrier without 
first obtaining the permission of the Corporation Commission, and 

That the several foregoing motor vehicle carriers shall in compliance 
with Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, and the Commission's order of 
March 14, 1925, post in each motor vehicle in operation and service between 
Greensboro and Charlotte, the card furnished by the Commission showing 
Tempora>ry Permit Number, Motor Number, and Temporary Authorization 
of Operation of such motor vehicle pending final hearing and action by the 
Commission upon the several applications for license certificates; and 

That such motor vehicles so designated for operation and service between 
Greensboro and Charlotte shall be operated only over State Highway route 
numbers ten and fifteen, except by and with the consent of the Corporation 
Commission, 

This order shall be in force and effect from and after 12:01 o'clock a.m.,. 
April 15, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 11th day of April, 1925. Clerk. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY AND THE HIGH 
POINT, RANDLEMAN, ASHEBORO AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD COM- 
PANY TO DISCONTINUE TRAINS NOS. 1 AND 2 AND 142 AND 143, 
BETWEEN HIGH POINT AND ASHEBORO. 

Order 

Hearing was had on the petition on March 19, 1925, and was attended by 
representatives from Asheboro and vicinity in opposition to the discontinu- 
ance, but there was no evidence offered which tended to show that the in- 
come from such service ever reimbursed the company for the expense thereof, 
to say the least of any pfrofit from such operation; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Southern Railway Company and the High Point, Randle- 
man, Asheboro and Southern Railroad Company be and they are hereby 
authorized to discontinue the operation of Trains Nos. 1 and 2 and 142 and 
143, between High Point and Asheboro, and operate in lieu thereof daily 
mixed Trains Nos. 141 and 134. 

This order is effective May 1, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 15th day of April, 1925. Cleric. 

Docket No. 6241. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 33 

IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY TO DIS- 
CONTINUE CERTAIN PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICE AND ADJUST 
SCHEDULES. 

Okder 

The Southern Railway Company makes application as follows: 

To discontinue passenger trains Numbers 14 and 15 between Goldsboro and 
Greensboro and passenger trains Numbers 3 and 4 between Greensboro and 
Winston-Salem; and 

To make passenger trains Numbers 3 and 4 between Winston-Salem and 
North Wilkesboro mixed trains to handle important station to station freight 
and to do no switching with said trains; and 

To change the schedule on passenger trains Numbers 16 and 11 between 
Mooresville and Taylorsville and make same mixed trains. 

The Commission set same for hearing and notified the officials of the 
towns and cities which the proposed changes would affect. Hearing was 
held April 22, 1925, and there were no appearances in opposition to the pro- 
posed changes. Several lettejrs and a petition were received protesting 
changing schedules between Winston-Salem and North Wilkesboro, but it is 
apparent that the petitioner needs some relief and if an adjustment of 
schedule and a combination of fast freight will suffice, it is thought the peti- 
tioner should be permitted to test it out; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petition be granted, and that the Southern Railway Com- 
pany is hereby authorized to make the proposed changes on April 26, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 22d day of April, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6275. 



IN RE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MAYOR AND BOARD OF ALDER- 
MEN OF THE TOWN OF KINGS MOUNTAIN AND THE PIEDMONT 
TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH CO. REGARDING INSTALLATION 
OF MODERN COMMON BATTERY SYSTEM IN LIEU OF MAGNETO 
SYSTEM. 

Order 

Representations having been made to the Corporation Commission by the 
Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company for an increase in telephone 
rates in the Town of Kings Mountain, the petitioner presents an agree- 
ment between the company and the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the 
Town of Kings Mountain, in which the said Mayor and Board of Aldermen 
agree to certain increases in telephone rates upon the condition that the 
Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company install a modern common bat- 
tery system in lieu of the present magneto system, said rates to be effective 
after the completion of the said common battery system; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby 
authorized to charge for monthly telephone service within the corporate 
limits of Kings Mountain, afteJr the completion of the installation of a 
common battery telephone exchange system, not to exceed the following 
amounts for classes of service hereinafter specified: 



34 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Per Month 

Individual one-party line residence rate • $2.50 

Individual one-party line business rate 4.00 

Duplex two-party line residence rate 2.00 

Duplex two-party line business rate 3.50 i 

Harmonic four on line residence rate 1.75 

Harmonic four on line business rate 3.25 

and the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company shall notify the Com- 
mission when said system has been completed and the rates instituted. 
By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 24th day of April, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6276. 



IN RE PETITION OF NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY FOR 
PERMISSION TO DISCONTINUE AGENCY AT DENNIS, FORSYTH 
COUNTY. 

Order 

Petitioner made application for authority to discontinue the agency at 
Dennis, Forsyth County, in September, 1924. Citizens affected desired a 
hearing, and the case was heard April 16, 1925. 

The hearing developed the fact that the revenue at said agency has been 
decreasing at the rate of approximately fifty per cent per year since 1922, and 
often the monthly receipts from ticket sales do not pay the agent's salary; 
therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Norfolk and Western Railway Company is hereby au- 
thorized to discontinue its agency at Dennis, Forsyth County, effective from 
and after the date of this order. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 28th day of April, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6175. 



IN RE CHAPTER FIFTY, PUBLIC LAWS OF ONE THOUSAND NINE 
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE, PROVIDING REGULATION OF MOTOR 
VEHICLE CARRIERS, CHECKING BAGGAGE, ETC. 

Order 

The Corporation Commission in its Order, March 14, 1925, promulgating 
rules and regulations under the above act provided, "That the amount of 
express or baggage that may be carried in a motor vehicle, with passengers, 
shall not be greater than can be safely and conveniently carried without 
causing discomfort to the passengers," and the Commission having under con- 
sideration this ruling and the law thereon, which requires the Commission 
to provide for the protection of "baggage which is checked," it is 

Ordered, That all motor vehicle carriers under the Act shall on or before 
June 1, 1925, provide duplicate baggage checks for the checking of baggage 
when demanded by a passenge^r, or passengers; provided that a carrier, his 



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35 



agent or employee, may refuse to check baggage when such baggage is in 
such condition as to not properly protect the contents thereof; but, by and 
with the consent of the passenger tendering such baggage the carrier may 
accept such baggage and indicate on the baggage checks "In bad condition," 
in which case the carrier will assume no liability for damage to or loss of 
such baggage or part thereof due or traceable to the defective condition of 
such baggage; and 

That each motor vehicle carrier under the Act shall file with the Com- 
mission acceptable Liability and Property Damage Insurance covering the 
baggage liability in a sum not less than fifty ($50) dolla>rs for any one piece 
of baggage; and 

That this order shall be effective from and after May 20, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

Thia 8th day of May, 1925. Clerk. 



IN RE PETITION TIDE WATER POWER COMPANY FOR ADJUSTMENT 
OP CITY AND SUBURBAN RAILWAY FARES IN AND NEAR WIL- 
MINGTON. 

Ordee 

The present fares under which the petitioner is now operating and the 
proposed fares are as follows: 



Fares for Adults 



Present Fares 



One 
Way 



Round 
Trip 



Proposed Fares 



One 
Way 



Round 
Trip 



Wilmington to Beach or Harbor Island 

Wilmington to Wrightsvill e or Seagate 

Wilmington (or Delgado or Oleander) to Winter Park 

Delgado or Oleander to Beach or Harbor Island 

Delgado or Oleander to Wrightsville or Seagate 

Winter Park to Beach or Harbor Island 

Winter Park to Wrightsville or Seagate 

Seagate to Wrightsville 

Wrightsville or Seagate to Beach or Harbor Island. -. 

Harbor Island to Beach and local fare on Beach 

Wilmington within City Limits to Oleander (only)... 



45c 
25c 
15c 
40c 



40c 



25c 
15c 
10c 
20c 
10c 
20c 
10c 
10c 
10c 
7c 

7(3 .... 10c. 4 tickets 

"or tokens 30c. 
Weekly pass $1 25 
See Note No, 1 



30c 

20c 

10c 

25c 

15c 
No Change 
No Change 
No Change 
No Change 

10c 1 



Note 1. The 10c city fare and weekly pass to be on a 6 months trial with 
the option on the part of Tide Water Power Company of withdrawing same 
and applying 8c cash fare — 4 tickets or tokens on city lines. 

Note 2. Also discontinue transfers to and from interurban lines. 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



FARES FOR CHILDREN 

(Over 6 years and under 12 years) 5 years and over but under 12 years. 



Fares for Children 


Present Fares 


Proposed Farea 




No one way 
Reduced fare 30c 
No one way 
Reduced fare 20c 

$10.00 (i.e. 
38.4c round trip) 
$6.00 (i.e. 23c round 

trip) 
$3.00 (i.e. 15c round 

trip) 




Wilmington to Wrightsville or Seagate 




Commutation books sold at main office only on individual contracts 
(Not transferable and limited to 40 days from date of sale.) 


Also sold at Trans- 
portation Office 


26 round trips Wilmington and Wrightsville or Seagate. 




26 round trips Wilmington and Winter Park- 


No Change 







Hearing was had on petition January 28, 1925, and both petitioner and 
respondent, the City of Wilmington, were represented by attorneys. 

At the time the Commission fixed the present fares for petitioner, only 
a short time had transpired since the Commission had made an elaborate 
audit of the petitioner's books. The Commission at that time granted 
petitioner a seven cents (7c) maximum cash fare, but conditions developed 
shortly thereafter that made it necessary to raise the maximum single cash 
fare in other cities in the State to eight (8) cents. 

The evidence shows that passengers carried and the gross receipts in 1920 
compared with 1924, were as follows: 

NumJ)er Passengers Carried Gross Railway Receipts 

City Suhurhan Total City Suburban Total 

1920 4,779,581 1,570,494 6,350,075 $256,315.36 $139,414.04 $395,729.40 

1924 2,011,142 1,275,951 3,275,093 114,870.91 122,517.58 237,388.49 

From the showing in the preceding paragraph, there should be no argu- 
ment over the fact that the service needs relief, but the Commission has not 
yet reached the conclusion that a ten-cent street car fare will result in an 
increase of revenue. 

There is some doubt as to whetheir or not this Commission has jurisdiction 
over suburban car fares; but, inasmuch as the proposed suburban rates are 
much less than the statutory maximum passenger rates for North Carolina, 
the said proposed suburban rates are deemed not excessive for such dis- 
tances on lines largely dependent upon seasonal service as are these suburban 
lines; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That all of said petition recited above, except that part relating 
to "Wilmington within City limits to Oleander (only)," be granted and that 
the petitioner be, and is hereby, authorized to charge within the city limits 
of Wilmington and to Oleander (only), eight (8) cents for single cash fares 
and to sell four (4) tickets, or tokens, for thirty (30) cents, which tickets, 
or tokens, shall be sold by the conductors on ca/rs carrying conductors and 
by motormen on cars carrying only motorraen, and it is 

Further Ordered, That the request of petitioner for permission to sell a 
weekly pass for $1.25 on Saturdays and Sundays, good for the following 
week only, at such places and by such employees as the petitioner may des- 
ignate, is hereby granted. 

This order shall be effective ten days from date hereof. 

By order of the Commission: R, 0. Self, 

This 1th day of May, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6079. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 37 

IN RE APPLICATION OF THE ROYAL BLUE TRANSPORTATION COM- 
PANY, H. G. PUGH MOTOR COMPANY AND NOLES & COMPANY FOR 
LICENSE CERTIFICATES FOR OPERATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES 
UNDER CHAPTER 50, PUBLIC LAWS OF 1925. 

Order 

The Royal -Blue Transportation Company, Incorporated, of Greensboro, 
N. C, makes application for a license certificate to operate motor veliicles 
between Greensboro and Winston-Salem; between Greensboro and Asheboro; 
and between Greensboro and Danville, Virginia. 

Noles & Company makes application for the operation of motor vehicles 
between Greensboro and Reidsville. 

The H. G. Pugh Motor Company makes application to operate between 
Asheboro and Greensboro, and between Greensboro — via Asheboro and Aber- 
deen — and Fayetteville. 

As required by law, the applicants named above were notified date of 
hearing and caused notices to be published in the press in the localities 
where the operations are proposed. Hearing was held on May twentieth 
at 10 o'clock a.m., in the office of the Commission in Raleigh; therefore, 
it is 

Ordered, That license certificates be issued to all of the above applicants 
for the operation of motor vehicle passenger service, as follows: 

That the Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., is hereby granted 
a certificate for operation between Greensboro and Winston-Salem, leaving 
Greensboro on an hourly schedule, leaving Greensboro on the half hour 
beginning at 7:30 a.m.; and an hourly schedule between Winston-Salem 
and Greensboro, leaving Winston-Salem on the half hour between 7:30 
a.m. and 7:30 p.m. This service is via Kernersville with detour privileges 
when the Kernersville route is not passable on account of road construction. 

That the Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., is hereby granted 
a license certificate for the operation of motor vehicles between Greensboro 
and Danville, Va., as per schedule approved and on file with the Commission 
to leave Greensboro at 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., and 
returning leaving Danville at 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

That the Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., be granted a license 
certificate for the operation of motor vehicles between Greensboro and Ashe- 
boro, leaving Greensboro at 8:30 a.m and 4:30 p.m., and to leave Asheboro 
at 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

That Noles & Company be granted a license certificate for the operation 
of motor vehicles between Greensboro and Reidsville, leaving Greensboro at 
9:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., leaving Reidsville at 
8:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. 

That H. G. Pugh Motor Company be granted a license certificate for the 
operation of motor vehicle service between Greensboro, via Asheboro and 
Aberdeen, to Fayetteville and return, leaving Greensboro at 7:45 a.m. for 
Fayetteville and 1:30 p.m. for Aberdeen, and leaving Aberdeen at 7:45 a.m. 
for Greensboro and leaving Fayetteville at 1:30 p.m. for Greensboro. The 
said H. G. Pugh Motor Company is hereby authorized to file for approval 
such additional service as it may desire to operate between Asheboro and 
Aberdeen. 



38 N. C. CORPOBATION COMMISSION 

And that the petitioners shall in all respects conform to the schedule 
above named as to the time for leaving the several towns named herein, and 
shall diligently conform to the schedules on file as to intervening points 
between the termini. 

This order shall be effective from and after June 1, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self. 

This 26th day of May, 1925. Clerk. 



IN RE ESTABLISHMENT OP UNION STATIONS FOR USE OP MOTOR 
VEHICLE CARRIERS UNDER PROVISIONS CHAPTER 50, PUBLIC 
LAWS 1925. 

Ordee 

Whereas, Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925, Section 4, provides that the Cor- 
poration Commission shall have, and is vested with power and authority, 
''to supervise and regulate motor vehicle carriers in all other matters affect- 
ing the relationship between such carriers and the traveling and shipping 
public"; and, 

Whereas, the maintenance of separate motor-vehicle passenger stations 
in the several cities and towns is expensive to the carriers and misleading 
and bewildering to the traveling public, it has been determined by the Com- 
mission that the convenience of carriers in serving the public and the more 
efficient transportation of passengers by motor vehicle carriers generally, 
require the establishment of union stations in certain cities and towns for 
use by all carriers to, from, and through such cities and towns. 

Now, Therefore, it is Ordered: 

First. That on or before August 1, 1925, the motor vehicle carriers 
operating to, from or through each of the cities of Asheville, Charlotte, 
Durham, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greensboro, High Point, Lexington, Raleigh, 
Salisbury, Statesville, and Winston-Salem shall establish in each of such 
cities a union station, so centrally located as may best serve the public, and 
of such size and capacity as the number of carriers and passengers using 
said station shall justify. 

Second. That, to the end that the locations of such stations and the 
expenses of operation may be determined and agreed upon, the motor 
vehicle carriers operating to, from, or through each of the cities herein- 
before named, shall meet on or before the first day of July, 1925, and select 
and obtain a location for said union stations; and shall employ a manager 
for each union station, who shall not be financially interested in either 
of the carriers concerned; fix his compensation; and prorate the expenses 
of maintaining the union station upon an equitable basis; and, failing to 
agree, the basis shall be upon the number of motor vehicles of each carrier 
using the station. 

The agreement shall be in writing, signed by all the contracting parties, 
or their accredited representatives at such meeting, and shall contain the 
estimated monthly cost of maintenance and the estimated amount that each 
carrier shall pay monthly. The Commission and each carrier shall be fur- 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 39 

nished a copy of the agreement. If, for any reason, the carriers in any city 
shall fail to agree upon a location of a union station, then the station used 
by a majority of the carriers on July 1, 1925, shall be the location of the 
union station for that city until such time as the carriers shall agree upon 
and obtain another location. 

Third. That on and after the first day of August, 1925, the union station 
so located shall be the sole place of call and departure of all motor vehicle 
carriers operating to, from, or through such city; and such motor-vehicle 
carriers shall depart from such union stations on schedule time and travel 
over the most direct route permitted by the city authorities, and shall pick 
up and discharge passengers only at such other places, on such route, 
within such cities, as may be designated by the city authorities. 

Fourth. That on and after the first day of August, 1925, the carriers, 
through the manager of each union station, shall cause to be displayed, with 
equal prominence, the schedule of each carrier using said union station, and 
shall call or cause to be called the departure of each carrier. Said manager 
shall be given exclusive charge of the selling of tickets and the checking 
and loading of baggage of passengers, and no obstruction shall be permitted 
which shall prevent the orderly and convenient loading and discharging 
of passengers at such union stations, giving reasonable priority loading 
rights in time for schedule departures. 

Fifth. The carriers shall cause to be provided in each union station 
facilities for the comfort of passengers as may be necessary. The carriers 
shall make it the duty of the station manager to see that all facilities are 
kept sanitary and in proper condition. 

Sixth. The carriers shall cause a sign of sufficient size and prominence 
to be displayed at each union station on which shall appear: "Union Bus 
Station." 

Seventh. That this order is issued as a supplemental order to the order of 
this Commission dated March 14, 1925, entitled, "In Re Chapter 50, Public 
Laws of 1925, Providing for the Regulation of Motor Vehicle Carriers," and 
is hereby made a part of said order. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 12th day of June, 1925. Clerk. 



Note. The Commission is not at this time requiring union stations in 
all the towns and cities, because experience in operation has not demon- 
strated the necessity therefor; but, until further order, the plan hereinbefore 
set forth is recommended as a solution of such problems whenever the car- 
riers find it necessary to maintain stations in any cities or towns not named 
in this order. 



40 N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 

IN RE MATTER OF ADJUSTING MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER SCHED- 
ULES OF RED TOP CAB COMPANY, INCORPORATED, INDEPENDENT 
TOURING CAR LINE. INCORPORATED, AND INDEPENDENT HIGH- 
WAY SERVICE COMPANY, INCORPORATED. 

Order 

Upon request of the Commission, representatives of the Red Top Cab 
Company, of Asheville, and the Independent Touring Car Line, Incorporated, 
of Asheville, attended a conference in the office of the Commission on June 
15, 1925, and agreed upon Motor Vehicle Carrier schedules and fares appli- 
cable to their respective lines operating between Asheville and Hender- 
sonville and between Asheville, N. C, and Greenville, S. C. 

The Red Top Cab Company, of Asheville, agreed to certain through sched- 
ules, hereinafter set forth, between Asheville and Greenville, S. C. The 
Independent Touring Car Line, Inc., of Asheville, agreed to certain schedules, 
hereinafter set forth, between Asheville and Hendersonville and due to the 
fact that the Independent Highway Service Company, Incorporated, of 
Hendersonville, N. C, operating between Hndersonville, N. C, and Green- 
ville, S. C, has for a considerable time connected with the Independent 
Touring Car Line, Incorporated, of Asheville and Hendersonville. Mr. Cor- 
pening, representing the Independent Touring Car Line, Incorporated, talked 
to Mr. Shipman, representing the Independent Highway Service Company, 
Incorporated, by telephone; the latter agreeing to the schedules and fares 
proposed and herein allocated as follows: 

Independent Touring Car Line, Inc. 
Asheville, N. C. 

SCHEDULES A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. 

Leave Asheville 7:00 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:30 

Arrive Hendersonville 8:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:30 12:00 12:30 1:30 

P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. 

Leave Asheville 1:00 1:30 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:30 5:00 5:30 

Arrive Hendersonville 2:00 2:30 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:30 6:00 6:30 

P.M. P.M. 

Leave Asheville 6:30 7:00 

Arrive Hendersonville 7:30 8:00 

A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. A.M. P.M. 

Leave Hendersonville 7:00 8:00 8:30 9:00 10:00 10:30 11:00 11:30 12:30 
Arrive Asheville 8:00 9:00 9:30 10:00 11:00 11:30 12:00 12:30 1:30 

P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. P.M. 

Leave Hendersonville 1:00 1:30 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:30 5:00 5:30 6:30 
Arrive Asheville 2:00 2:30 3:30 4:00 4:30 5:30 6:00 6:30 7:30 

P.M. 

Leave Hendersonville 7:00 
Arrive Asheville 8:00 



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41 



Red Top Cab Compaxy, Inc. 
Asheville, N. C. 



SCHEDULES 

Leave Asheville 

Leave Henderson-ville 
Leave Tuxedo 



A.M. 

7:30 
8:30 
8:45 



Arrive Greenville, S. C. 10:30 



A.M. M. 

10:00 12:00 

11:00 1:00 

11:15 1:15 

1:00 3:00 



P.M. P.M. P.M. 

2:00 4:00 6:00 

3:00 5:00 7:00 

3:15 5:15 7:15 

5:00 7:00 9:00 



A.M. A.M. M. P.M. P.M. P.M. 

Leave Greenville, S. C. 7:30 10:00 12:00 2:00 4:00 6:00 

Leave Tuxedo 9:15 11:45 1:45 3:45 5:45 7:45 

Leave Hendersonville 9:30 12:00 2:00 4:00 6:00 8:00 



Arrive Asheville. . 



10:30 1:00 3:00 5:00 7:00 9:00 



SCHEDULES A.M. A.M. M. P.M. P.M. P.M. 

Leave Hendersonville 9:00 10:00 12:00 2:00 4:00 6:00 

Leave Tuxedo 9:15 10:15 12:15 2:15 4:15 6:15 

-Arrive Greemdlle, S. C. 11:00 12:00 2:00 4:00 6:00 8:00 



A.M. A.M. 

Leave Greenville 8:00 9:00 

Leave Tuxedo 9:45 10:45 

Arrive Hendersonville 10:00 11:00 



A.M. 


P.M. 


P.M. 


P.M. 


11:00 


1:00 


3:00 


5:00 


12:45 


2:45 


4:45 


6:45 


1:00 


3:00 


5:00 


7:00 



Local Passenger Tariff 

Applicable to Red Top Cab Company, Incorporated, Independent Touring Car Line, Incorporated, and Inde- 
pendent Highway Service Company, Incorporated. 

One Way Rates hi Cents Per Adult Passenger 





















1 
























a 


§ 




Miles 


Between 














a> 


m 


Oh 


































1 


1 


M 


1 


i 
1 


^ 


1 


i 


> 





Asheville 




35 

25 
25 


40 
25 


50 
25 
25 

.. ... 


75 
50 
40 
25 


125 
100 
90 
75 


150 
125 
115 

100 


175 
150 
135 

125 


250 
225 
215 

200 


300 


8 


Skyland 


35 
40 
50 


275 


3 


Fletcher 


265 


3 


Naples—. 


250 


7 


Hendersonville 


75 


50 


40 


25 




50 


75 


100 


175 


225 


7 


Tuxedo 


125 


100 


90 


75 


50 




25 


50 


125 


175 




State Line 


150 
175 


125 
150 


115 
135 


100 
125 


75 
100 


25 
50 


25 


25 


100 
75 


150 


7 


Chestnut Springs 


125 


19 


Travelers Rest 


250 
300 


225 
275 


215 
265 


200 
250 


175 
225 


125 
175 


100 
150 


75 
125 


50 


50 


10 


Greenville, S. C 






The minimum fare shall be twenty-five cents per adult passenger. Children over five years of age and under twelve 
years of age, when accompanied by adult passenger, one half the regular fare shall be charged. 



The Commission having under consideration the schedules and fares as 
agreed upon has caused to be issued to the motor vehicle carriers named 
herein license certificates authorizing operation between Asheville and Hen- 
dersonville; and between Asheville and State Line at Chestnut Springs; and 



42 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

between Hendersonville and State Line at Chestnut Springs, and with such 
other limitations as appear on said license certificates; therefore it is 

Ordered, That the aforementioned schedules and fares stand approved 
and adopted, and that no other schedule or alterations of these schedules 
shall be operated on or after the effective date of this order, except by and 
with the consent of the Commission. 

The above schedules and fares shall be effective on and after June 20, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Sexf, 

This 16th day of June, 1925. Clerk. 



IN RE MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE BETWEEN CHARLOTTE, N. C, AND 

GREENSBORO, N. C. 

Order 

Under the Commission's Order of March 14, 1925, six applications were 
filed for service on the line between Charlotte, N. C, and Greensboro, N. C, 
namely: 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service. 

Piedmont Stage Line, Inc. 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line. 

Dixie Motor Coach Line, Inc. 

Blue Star Bus Line. 

The Royal Blue Transportation Co., Inc. 

The Commission called the carriers to a conference on April 3, 1925, for 
the purpose of separating the operation of the equipment on time schedules 
primarily to prevent racing and controversy between the drivers. All the 
applicants were represented in person, and by attorney, and in addition a 
representative of the White Bus Line, formerly operating between Kan- 
napolis and Concord, requesting recognition in the allocation of schedules. 

These carriers have been operating with keen competition and little was 
known as to the financial results of their operation, therefore, without 
attempting to ascertain the adequacy of the service the Commission made 
twenty-six temporary daily schedules, thirty minutes apart, allocated as 
follows: 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service, eight round trips 

Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., seven round trips 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, three round trips 

Dixie Motor Coach, Inc., four round trips 

White Bus Line, one round trip 

Blue Star Bus Line, two round trips 

Royal Blue Transportation Co., Inc., two round trips 

There appears to be an excess of equipment upon the line, some of which 
is inadequate because of size and some because of age, and for that reason 
it was doubtful whether this undersized and old equipment could ever be 
profitably operated, but to eliminate would probably deprive some of the own- 
ers of their only visible means of making a living. It certainly could not have 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 43 

been eliminated heretofore without depriving the owner of his only Eope of 
meeting competition. It was admitted in the evidence that some of these car- 
riers have borrowed vehicles from other carriers in other parts of the State 
for the sole purpose of making competition on the line more acute. 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service is said to have been the original operator be- 
tween Salisbury and Kannapolis. 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line is said to have been the original operator 
between Concord and Charlotte. 

Blue Star Bus Line is said to have been the original operator between 
High Point and Thomasville and perhaps Lexington. 

The Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., is said to have been the 
original operator between Greensboro and High Point. 

The Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., was originally intended to be a combi- 
nation of pooled equipment of the original carriers on this line, and in 
addition thereto four busses of the United Stage Lines, Inc., but it appears 
that only Kirk's Auto Bus Service, the Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, and the 
United Stage Lines, Inc., actually became parties to its operation. No 
stock had been issued at the time of conference, referred to herein, and at 
that time the Company itself had no title to the equipment accredited to it. 
This has been since confirmed by the United Stage Lines, Inc., withdrawing 
its four busses and there is some evidence which would indicate the equip- 
ment accredited to the Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., was, at least for awhile, 
operated on the account of the owners having title to the equipment and not 
on the account of the Piedmont Stage Line, Inc. 

The White Bus Line had been operating service between Kannapolis and 
Concord at such hours as the travel appeared to be profitable between these 
two towns, and at a time when competition was probably stronger than since 
the allocation of the temporary schedules. 

The above may not recite accurately the original operation of all the origi- 
nal operators, but is sufficiently full for purposes of this order. 

At the time the present temporary schedules were made no one knew the 
extent of the public demand for this service, therefore, in order to determine 
what service the traffic would justify a traffic test was made which sTiows 
the following: 

Caerier 

(1) Kirk's Auto Bus Service 

(2) Piedmont Stage Line, Inc. 

(3) Dixie Motor Coach Line, Inc. 

(4) Charlotte-Concord Bus Line 

(5) Blue Star Bus Line 

(6) The Royal Blue Transportation Co., Inc. 

(7) White Bus Line 



44 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



No. Trips 
Operated 


Miles 
Operated 


Passengers 
Carried 


Revenue 
Received 


Approximate 
Operation 


Profit 


Loss 


(1) 121 


11,476 
5,700 
5,600 
3,800 
2,800 
2,800 
1,400 


2,006 
1,260 
914 
618 
505 
404 
212 


$ 1,601.30 
1,077.52 
864.05 
513.05 
415.75 
328.99 
170.35 


$ 2,065.68 
1,026.00 
1,008.00 
684.00 
504.00 
504.00 
252.00 




$ 464.38 


(2) 56 


$ 51.52 




(3) 56 


143.95 


(4) 38 




170 95 


(5) 28 




88 25 


(6) 28 




175.01 


(7) 14 




81.65 






341 


33,576 


5,919 


$ 4,971.01 


$ 6,043.68 


$ 51.52 


$ 1,124.19 



The amounts shown in the approximate cost of operation column is based 
on an estimated cost of 18 cents per mile. It has been estimated that the 
several makes of cars can be operated at a cost of from 15 to 21 cents per 
mile, therefore the 18 cents is an average and arrived at as follows: 

Pe?^ Mile in Cents Cost 

Driver 2.5 

Depreciation and Interest 8. 

Gasoline 2.5 

Taxes 7 

Oil 5 

Miscellaneous 1. 

Station and office expense 2.8 

Total cost per mile 18.0 



It will be noted that the Piedmont Stage Line is shown as having made 
only fifty-six trips. This had to be shown as only fifty-six trips on account 
of this carrier not having trip reports for every trip. There was no other 
record from which information of this kind could be secured. 

Even at the cost of operation per mile of the estimated minimum, the 
total earnings for all lines for the period of the survey would be only $934.61. 

The above statement indicates that under the present arrangement too 
many miles are operated per carrier for the revenue received and that the 
present service exceeds the present public convenience and necessity and 
that the service should be reduced. Taking such action has been deferred 
from time to time because of reported negotiation between some of the car- 
riers which was said to be with a view to consolidation. 

Findings 

1. That with the information now before the Commission, the service now 
being rendered exceeds the public convenience and necessity. 

2. That the service now being rendered upon the temporary schedule 
should be reduced. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 45 

3. That the original operators, namely: 

Kirk's Auto Bus Service 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line 

The Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc. 

Blue Star Bus Line 

were giving, or able to give, ample service required to meet the public con- 
venience and necessity before the advent of the Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., 
and the Dixie Motor Coach Line, Inc. 

4. That with the information now before the Commission the service 
inaugurated by the Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., and Dixie Motor Coach 
Line, Inc., constitutes needless competition and is in excess of the public 
convenience and necessity. 

5. That the White Bus Line was given a schedule on this line in lieu 
of the service it had been maintaining between Concord and Kannapolis 
of which it has not been wholly deprived. It appears that the through 
schedule so allocated is not profitable and with the information before the 
Commission is needless competition. 

THEiEEFORE IT IS ORDERED : 

1. That the Piedmont Stage Line, Inc., the Dixie Motor Coach Line, Inc., 
and the White Bus Line, be and are hereby required to show to the satis- 
faction of the Commission public convenience and necessity for the service 
each is now operating on this line at ten o'clock a.m., August 1, 1925, in the 
office of the Commission in Raleigh, or cease to operate on that date on this 
line between Greensboro and Charlotte, or between these termini and inter- 
mediate points. 

2. That when Kirk's Auto Bus Service, the Charlotte-'Concord Bus Line, 
the Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., and Blue Star Bus Line 
present on or before August 1, 1925, satisfactory title certificates evi- 
dencing ownership of sufficient equipment to satisfactorily operate service 
on this line in the interest of public convenience and necessity, their liconse 
certificates will be issued August 1, 1925. 

3. That new schedules authorizing reduced service, subject to such future 
adjustment as may be found necessary, will be promulgated August 2, 1925, 
and allocated to such carriers on the line as hold license certificates. 

This order shall be effective from and after June 30, 1925. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 30th day of June, 1925. Clerk. 



NORTH CAROLINA CORPORATION COMMISSION v. ATLANTIC COAST 
LINE RAILROAD COMPANY, ATLANTIC AND YADKIN RAILWAY 
COMPANY, CAROLINA AND NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, 
CLINCHFIELD RAILROAD, NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY 
COMPANY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY, SEABOARD 
AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY, SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, 
WINSTON-SALEM SOUTHBOUND RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order 

Referring to Order of the Commission, dated September 26, 1914, "In the 
Matter of Local and Joint Haul Intrastate Rates over Short Railroad Lines 



46 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

and Joint Hauls between Long and Short Railroad Lines in North Carolina," 
the substance of which fixed a basis for joint rates between long lines on 
the one hand, and short lines on the other, the last paragraph reading: 

It is also ordeeed, That until further order of the Commission, the 
rates on joint hauls, between lines more than seventy-five miles in leng'^th 
and the said short lines shall be the new local rates of the long line or 
lines as fixed by the Special Rate Commission, to or from the junction 
point with the short line, less twenty-five per cent plus the rate of the 
short line as fixed above for the distance over it. 

It is ordered, That effective August 1, 1925, the following be added to the 
last paragraph of the above Order: 

In no instance, however, shall the rates so made for hauls over two 
or more lines over seventy-five miles in length and a line less than 
seventy-five miles in length exceed the full combination of the joint haul 
rates to or from the junction with the short line plus the rates of t"he 
short line. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Seuf, 

This 7th day of July, 1925. Clerk. 



CITY OF GOLDSBORO AND GOLDSBORO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE v. 
GOLDSBORO GAS COMPANY, GOLDSBORO, N. C. 

Order 

This case coming on to be heard on the motion of the petitioners in the 
above case, asking for a descriptive inventory of respondent's properties and 
the purchase price thereof, and the Commission having heard argument 
by the attorneys for both parties at interest; it is 

Ordered, That the respondent give the petitioners a statement of the assets 
and liabilities of the New Bern plant, similar to the one furnished for 
Goldsboro; that a similar statement of the assets and liabilities be furnished 
for both New Bern and Goldsboro Gas Companies as of the date of purchase 
of stock by the present owners; and that the respondent give the petitioners 
access to their books from January 1, 1919, to date. 

This is an agreed order. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 4th day of August, 1925. ' Clerk. 

Docket No. 6264. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE ROANOKE RAPIDS 
POWER COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN RATES IN THE TOWNS OF 
HALIFAX, ROANOKE RAPIDS AND VICINITY. 

Order 

This matter coming on to be heard upon the motion of the respondent 
for an order, requiring the petitioner to furnish it with certain information 
relative to the property of the petitioner, the matter was heard August 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 47 

fourtli, in the office of the Commission in Raleigh, and the petitioner and 
respondents were heard on said motion; and, after hearing same, the Com- 
mission 

Orders, That the petitioner make all its books and records available to 
auditors and appraisers of respondents immediately; and that the petitioner 
furnish the respondents such inventory and description of its property, on 
or before August 11, 1925, as virill enable the auditors and appraisers of 
respondents to locate and value same; and that answer be filed not later than 
September 15, 1925. 

Hearing on this petition, assigned for August 31, 1925, is continued to 
September 29, 1925. 

This order is entered by agreement. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 4th day of August, 192i5. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6298. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE ROANOKE RAPIDS 
POWER COMPANY, FOR INCREASE IN RATES IN THE TOWNS OF 
ROANOKE RAPIDS AND WELDON, NORTH CAROLINA, AND 
VICINITY. 

Order 

This matter came this day to be heard upon the petition filed by the 
Roanoke Rapids Power Company before the State Corporation Commission 
of North Carolina, on May 30, 1925, and on the answer filed by the Town of 
Weldon, on the 17th day of June, 1925, and came also said Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company, by counsel, and the towns of Roanoke Rapids and Weldon 
North Carolina, by counsel, and came also the Roanoke Mills Company, 
Rosemary Manufacturing Company, Halifax Paper Corporation, and Pattetr- 
son Mills Company, Incoirporated, by their respective counsel, and was argued 
by counsel. 

And it appearing to the Commission that the Roanoke Rapids Power Com- 
pany is a public service corporation duly chartered and organized under the 
laws of the State of North Carolina and that said company has been fu)rnlsh- 
ing electric current for electric light and power purposes in the Town of 
Roanoke Rapids, and vicinity, at certain rates specified in the franchise 
granted by the Town of Roanoke Rapids to the said Roanoke Rapids Power 
Company, dated November 18, 1913, at the rate of 10 cents per K.W.H. less 
25 per cent discount for prompt payment. 

And it furtheir appearing to the Commission that the above mentioned 
franchise has been amended by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of 
Roanoke Rapids and that the same has been accepted by the Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company, so as to place the regulation of rates for electric current 
furnished by said petitioner in the Town of Roanoke Rapids under the juris- 
diction and control of the State Corporation Commission of North Carolina, 
without limitation or restriction in said franchise, a copy of which amend- 
ment, dated August 18, 1925, has this day been filed before the Commission. 



48 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

And it further appearing to the Commission that the entire property and 
business of the Roanoke River Development Company, as a going concea-n 
in the Town of Weldon and vicinity, has been leased by said Roanoke River 
Development Company to the Roanoke Rapids Power Company, for a term 
of five years, under a certain lease dated May 1, 1924, a copy of which 
lease has this day been filed before the Commission in this proceeding, and 
that since the date of said lease said properties have been and are now being 
operated by the Roanoke Rapids Power Company as a part of its light and 
power system. 

And it further appearing to the Commission that said Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company, as lessee of the properties of the Roanoke River Develop- 
ment Company, has, since May 1, 1924, been furnishing electric current 
for light and power purposes in the town of Weldon and vicinity, under 
rates specified in the franchise granted by the town of Weldon to the Roanoke 
River Development Company, dated November 3, 1913, and amendments, at 
the rate of 10 cents per K.W.H. less 20 per cent discount for prompt 
payment. 

And it also appearing to the Commission that the last above mentioned 
franchise has been amended by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of 
Weldon, N. C, and that the same has been accepted by the Roanoke River 
Development Company, so as to place the regulation of rates for electric cur- 
rent furnished in the Town of Weldon under the jurisdiction and control of 
the State Corporation Commission of North Carolina, without limitation or 
restriction in said franchise, a copy of which amendment, dated September 
12, 1925, has this day been filed before this Commission. 

And it further appearing to the Commission that the Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company has been furnishing electric current for light and power 
purposes to the following corporations, in the county of Halifax, North 
Carolina, near the Town of Roanoke Rapids, under special contracts, copies 
of which have this day been filed before this Commission in this proceeding, 
at the rates below stated, to wit: 

Roanoke Mills Company, under contract dated January 1, 1923, at the 
-rate of 1 cent per K. W. H. 

Rosemary Manufacturing Company, under letter agreement, dated 
January 17, 1924, at the rate of 1 cent per K. W. H. 

Patterson Mills Company, Incorporated, under contract dated No- 
vember 1, 1922, at the rate of .0115 per K. W. H. 

Halifax Paper Corporation, under contract dated May 1, 1924, at the 
rate of .015 per K. W. H. 

And it further appearing to the Commission that the Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company, as lessee of the properties of the Roanoke River Develop- 
ment Company, has been furnishing and is now furnishing the Town of 
Weldon certain electric power for city water pumping at the rate of 1 cent 
per K.W.H. , under contract dated November 3, 1913, which contract limits 
the amount of powar so to be furnished to 80 kilowatts. 

And it further appearing to the Commission that the Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company on July 25, 1924, filed before this Commission a schedule 
of rates — a copy of which has also been filed with and as a part of the 
petition in this case, which rates have been applied to certain customers 
outside the towns of Roanoke Rapids and Weldon. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 49 

And it further appearing to this Commission that certain rate schedules, 
entitled, 

Rate Schedules, Roanoke Rapids Power Company filed September 29, 
1925, Effective November 1, 1925. Note. These are the Virginia Rail- 
way and Power Company rates now in effect in Virginia 

have been proposed by the petitioner to be made effective in the North 
Carolina territory of petitioner. 

And it appearing to the Commission that the new rates should not become 
effective until a high tension transmission line now under construction by 
the Roanoke Rapids Power Company and the Virginia Railway and Power 
Company, connecting the light and power system of the Roanoke Rapids 
Power Company at Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, with the light and 
power system of the Virginia Railway and Power Company at Suffolk, Vir- 
ginia, has been completed and put into operation, which it is expected shall 
be done on or before November 1, 1925. 

And this Commission having heard the evidence submitted by the parties 
in this proceeding, bearing upon the (reasonableness of the rates heretofore 
charged by the Roanoke Rapids Power Company and the Roanoke River 
Development Company, and as to the reasonableness of the rates proposed, as 
above described. 

And the Commission being of the opinion that the rates heretofore in 
effect are unreasonably low and inadequate, and are not sufficient to yield 
a just and reasonable return upon the fair value of the property used and 
employed in the generation, sale and distjribution of electricity in the Towns 
of Roanoke Rapids, and Weldon, North Carolina, and adjacent territory. 

And the Commission being further of opinion that while the rates pro- 
posed may not yield a just and reasonable return on the fair value of the 
property, yet the same will not be excessive and will in any event be fair 
and reasonable to the customers, and that it is in the public interest that 
the rates proposed should be made effective: 

(1) It IS Ordered that, except as hereinafter provided, the Tate schedules, 
rules and regulations this day filed before this Commission, be, and the 
same are hereby authorized and approved by this Commission, and the 
said rates shall be applied in the calculation of all bills for current, based 
on meter readings taken on or after November 20, 1925, supplied by the 
Roanoke Rapids Power Company and the Roanoke River Development Com- 
pany, their successors and assigns, in the State of North Carolina. 

(2) It IS Further Ordered that, in the event the completion by the 
transmission line, above mentioned, now under construction between Roanoke 
Rapids, North Carolina, and Suffolk, Virginia, be delayed for any cause 
beyond November 1, 1925, the date on which the said new rates shall become 
effective shall be advanced accordingly — it being the purpose of the Com- 
mission in this order to make said new rates effective from November 1, 
1925, the date on which it is expected that said transmission line will have 
been completed and placed in operation. 

(3) It IS Further Ordered that, except as hereinafter provided all rates 
heretofore charged by the Roanoke Rapids Power Company and the Roanoke 
River Development Company for electric current supplied in the Towns of 
Roanoke Rapids and Weldon and vicinity, under franchise agreements, 

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50 N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 

private contracts or otherwise, be and the same are hereby set aside and 
annulled as of the date on which the new 'rates, as above set forth, shall be- 
come effective. 

(4) It IS Further Ordoered that the Roanoke Rapids Power Company be, 
and the same is hereby authorized, to continue the supply of electric current 
to the Towns of Roanoke Rapids and Weldon, for street lighting, at the 
rates specified in the existing franchises, and also the supply of electric 
current for water pumping for the Town of Weldon under the terms of, and 
at the rates specified in, the contract between the Roanoke River Develop- 
ment Company and the Town of Weldon, date Novembe'r 3, 1913, it appearing 
that the petitioner is not rendering any similar service to any other person, 
firm or corporation. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 29th day of September, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6298. 



IN RE PETITION ROANOKE RAPIDS POWER COMPANY 

Order Supplemental to Order of -September 29, 1925 

This day came the Virginia Electric and Power Company, a public service 
corporation, duly chartered under the laws of the State of Virginia, and 
licensed to do business in the State of North Carolina, by counsel, and filed 
with this Commission its rate schedule, entitled "Rate Schedules, Virginia 
Electric and Power Company, successor to the Roanoke Rapids Power Com- 
pany, filed November 27, 1925, effective January 1, 1926." 

And the said Virginia Electric and Power Company represented to this 
Commission that all of the properties of the Roanoke Rapids Power Company 
and the Roanoke River Development Company, North Carolina corporations, 
have been acquired by said Virginia Electric and Power Company, on 
October 26, 1925, under and by virtue of a deed dated Octobejr 26, 1925, from 
the Roanoke Rapids Power Co. to the Spottsylvania Power Company, a Vir- 
ginia Corporation and by deed dated October 26, 19^5, from Roanoke River 
Development Company to the Spottsylvania Power Company, and by virtue 
of an agreement of merger and consolidation between the Spottsylvania 
Power Company and the Virginia Railway and Power Company, dated 
October 10, 1925, which became effective October 27, 1925, under which said 
agreement the Spottsylvania Power Company was merged into the Virginia 
Railway and Power Company, and the name of the merged corporation was 
changed to Virginia Electric and Power Company. 

And it appearing that this Commission by its order entered on September 
29, 1925, fixed and established Rates, Terms and Conditions of service for 
the Roanoke Rapids Power Company and the Roanoke River Development 
Company in the towns of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and vicinity and 
Weldon, North Carolina, and vicinity, which said rates became effective on 
or about November 1, 1925. 

And it appearing to this Commission that it was provided in said orde/r 
dated September 29, 1925, that the rates therein approved should be binding 
on any successor company. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 51 

It is Ordered that, except as herein otherwise provided, until January 1, 
1926, the Rates, Terms and Conditions of service fixed and established by the 
order of this Commission, dated September 29, 1925, in the petition of the 
Roanoke Rapids Power Company, shall be the Rates, Terms and Conditions 
of service, applicable to all electrical energy supplied by the Virginia Electric 
and Power Company, in the State of North Carolina. 

It is Further Ordered that, except as herein otherwise provided, the re- 
vised rate schedules this day filed before this Commission by the Virginia 
Electric and Power Company shall be, and the same are hereby fixed and 
established as to the Rates, Terms and Conditions of service applicable to all 
electrical energy supplied by said Virginia Electric and Power Company 
in the State of North Carolina, and the same shall be and become effective 
on and after January 1, 1926. 

Provided, however, the Rates, Terms and Conditions of service prescribed 
in the franchises granted by the Towns of Halifax and Jackson, North Caro- 
lina, to the Roanoke Rapids Power Company, for the supply of electrical 
energy in said towns, shall, subject to the further order of this Commission, 
be the Rates, Terms and Conditions of service of said Virginia Electric and 
Power Company in said towns and vicinities. 

Provided Further, in cases of line extensions to outlying territories, where 
the conditions are such that the company cannot earn a fair return on the 
cost of such extensions at the above rates, the company, in its discretion, 
may extend its lines to supply service to such territories on condition that the 
customers served therein shall pay rates, in excess of the rates herein fixed 
and established, sufficient to yield a fair return on the fair value of said 
extensions, which said higher rates shall be agreed upon with the customers 
affected, and copies of any such agreements shall be filed with this Commis- 
sion. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 8th day of December, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6369. 



IN RE RANDOLPH TELiEPHONE COMPANY PETITION FOR INCREASE 
OF TELEPHONE RATES IN THE TOWN OF RAMSEUR. 

Order 

The petition of Randolph Telephone Company having been filed before the 
Corporation Commission, asking for authority to increase rates for tele- 
phones in the Town of Ramseur, and an answer to the petition having 
been filed by the Town of Ramseur, through its Mayor and Board of Com- 
missioners, and a hearing having been had on the twenty-seventh day of 
May, 1925, and it appearing to the Commission from the evidence introduced 
by the petitioner and the respondent at said hearing that the petitioner, 
Randolph Telephone Company, is entitled to authority of the Commission to 
increase its rates in conformity with the request contained in Paragraph 5 of 
the petition and Paragraph 6 of the amended petition, it is 

Ordered, That Randolph Telephone Company be and it is hereby authorized 
and empowered to increase its rates for telephones, effective September 1, 
1925, in conformity with the following table of rates: 

) > J 3 » 3 3 J > ^'° ■>■,■' ^ ' 1 i > > 

'^'3333? ' , , 3 J -• . , o 3 D < 3 



52 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Business telephones per month $3.00 

Resident telephones, single phones, per month 2.00 

Resident phones, party lines, two phones or more per month, 

each telephone 1.75 

Rural lines per month, each telephone 50 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 5th day of August, 1925. Clerk, 

Docket No. 6228. 



IN RE ALLOCATION OF SCHEDULES OP PASSENGER BUS OPERATION 
BETWEEN GREENSBORO AND CHARLOTTE. 

Order 

"When supervision of bus line operations devolved upon the Commission, the 
first effort was to get some orderly arrangement of service on lines where 
competing operators were running on substantially the same schedules of 
leaving time; to eliminate the dangers of that kind of competitive opera- 
tion, and to give the public the benefit of evenly spaced schedules. There 
were seven carrieirs operating on the line between Greensboro and Charlotte; 
three of these were operating through service and four of them were operat- 
ing between particular points on the line. 

The spacing of the schedules resulted in twenty-six through trips only 
thirty minutes apart; and, with a through service on spacing of thirty 
minutes, thdre was no field left for the local operators between particular 
points. In an effort, therefore, to permit the local operators to continue 
in service, the local operators were allotted some of the through runs in 
lieu of the local service. Certificates of the character anticipated by the 
statute were not given to any operators on this line, but only such authority 
as was extended in the Commission's Order of March 14, 1925, to all carriers 
who were operating prior to the effective date of the law, as the whole 
arrangement was regarded as temporary and experimental. 

It has been apparent for some time that none of the operators on this 
line have enough patronage under the thirty-minute through schedules to 
pay expenses of operation, and it is understood that each of the operators 
is sustaining continuing losses in substantial sums, in addition to wearing 
out the equipment used. 

On June 30, 1925, a tentative order was issued, requiring the Dixie Motor 
Coach Lines, Incorporated, to show cause on August 1, 1925, why its tem- 
porary permit should not be withdrawn. This tentative order was made 
because the Dixie was the newest operator on the line, and with the view 
that if the number of operators were to be ireduced that the line should, 
for this reason, be eliminated. 

On the date assigned the Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Inc., appeared and 
presented reasons which have been convincing to the Commission that it 
should not be required to retire from this service. While it is the newest 
operator on the line, it is the oldest operator on the line in giving through 
seirvice between Greensboro and Charlotte. It has equipment that is new 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 53 

and of high standard quality. It operates busses of twenty-four seating 
capacity. From the testimony at the hearing, we are convinced it would not 
serve public convenience to eliminate the Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Inc., 
from this service. 

It is, however, apparent that some rearrangement of the present service 
is essential. Efficient service cannot be given if there is to be indefinite con- 
tinuance of schedules under which every operator on the line is constantly 
losing money on his operations. It is apparent that through service 
of greater frequency than an hourly basis cannot be made remunerative on 
the through run between Greensboro and Charlotte. If through service is 
established on an hourly basis, there may be local service operated between 
particular local points on the line where travel is greatest. Four of the 
operators now giving part of the through service applied only for local 
service, as follows: 

The Royal Blue Transportation Co., Inc., between Greensboro and High 

Point 
The Blue Star Bus Line between High Point and Lexington 
The White Bus. Line, Inc. between Concoird and Kannapolis 
Charlotte-Concord Bus Line between Charlotte and Concord 

Several hearings have been had in which the interests of all parties have 
been presented and have been given careful consideration. 

It is the opinion of the Commission that there should be a reallocation of 
the through service. Hour schedules permit thirteen .runs per day. After 
giving careful consideration to the equitable interests of all parties, the 
Commission has decided to reallocate the through runs, as follows: 

Round Trips 

Kirk's Auto and Bus Service 6 

Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Inc 4 

Charlotte-Concord Bus Line 2 

Blue Star Bus Line 1 

The heaviest points of local travel on the line are between Greensboro 
and High Point and between Concord and Kannapolis. The change from 
thirty minutes to hour schedule leaves opportunity for local service between 
these points. 

The Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., whose original application 
was for the Greensboro-High Point run, will be authorized to operate this 
service on a schedule spaced evenly between the schedule of through runs, 
and for such number of scheduled trips on this spaced schedule as it may 
elect to adopt. 

The White Bus Line, Incorporated, which operated between Concord and 
Kannapolis, will be authorized to operate between these points on a schedule 
spaced evenly between the schedule of through runs, and for such number of 
scheduled trips on this spaced schedule as it may elect to adopt. 

The amount of local travel between High Point and Lexington is not 
deemed sufficient to justify an intervening service between the hourly 
through service, and for this reason one through trip has been allocated to 
the Blue Star Bus Line, which formerly opeirated that local service. 

It will be expected that all operators on the hourly through service will 
use efficient equipment with seating capacity of not less than twelve. The 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



law provides that the Commission shall not authorize permits for the use 
of motor vehicles on the highways of the State until they are approved by 
the Highway Commission; carriers on this line are hereby directed not to 
place new equipment on this line until same has been approved by the 
Commission. 

It has further been decided that the Commission will not at this time 
issue final certificates to any of the operators on this line. The allocation 
and schedules herein made may not satisfactorily solve the problem of proper 
service and conflicting interests. There would probably be more satisfactory 
service and more economical and satisfactory operation if the service could 
be given by a less number of operators. Consolidation of interests could 
be made to serve both the public interest and that of the operators. It is 

Ordered, That on and after August 12, 1925, and until further ordered, 
schedules shall be operated between Greensboro and Charlotte by the several 
operators, as follows: 

Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc. 



Leaves Greensboro. 
Arrive High Point.. 



7:30 8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 1:30 2:30 3:30 4:30 5:30 6:30 7:30 8:30 
8:15 9:15 10:15 11:15 12:15 1:15 2:15 3:15 4:15 5:15 6:15 7:15 8:15 9:15 



Leaves High Point.... 7:45 8:45 9:45 10:45 11:45 12:45 1:45 2:45 3:45 4:45 5:45 6:45 7:45 8:45 
Arrive Greensboro.... 8:30 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 1:30 2:30 3:30 4:30 5:30 6:30 7:30 8:30 9:30 



White Bus Line 



Leaves Kannapolis 


7:15 


8:15 


9:15 10:15 11:15 12:15 


1:15 


2:15 


3:15 


4:15 


5:15 


6:15 


7:15 


8:15 


Arrive Concord 


7:30 


8:30 


9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 


1:30 


2:30 


3:30 


4:30 


5:30 


6:30 


7:30 


8:30 


Leaves Concord 


7:20 


8:20 


9:20 10:20 11:20 12:20 


1:20 


2:20 


3:20 


4:20 


5:20 


6:20 


7:20 




Arrive Kannapolis 


7:35 


8:35 


9:35 10:35 11:35 12:35 


1:35 


2:35 


3:35 


4:35 


5:35 


6:35 


7:35 





Charlott&Concord Bus Line 



Leaves Charlotte 9:00 12:00 

Leaves Concord 9:50 12:50 

Leaves Kannapolis. 10:05 1:05 

Leaves Landis 10:10 1:10 

Leaves China Grove- 10:20 1:20 

Leaves Salisbury 10:50 1:50 

Leaves Spencer 11:05 2:05 

Leaves Lexington 11:25 2:25 

Leaves Thomasville. 11:55 2:55 

Leaves High Point 12:15 3:15 

Arrive Greensboro 1:00 4:00 



Leaves Greensboro.. 3:00 6:00 

Leaves High Point 3:45 6:45 

Leaves Thomasville 4:05 7:05 

Leaves Lexington 4:35 7:35 

Leaves Spencer 4:55 7:55 

Leaves Salisbury 5:10 8:10 

Leaves China Grove 5:40 8:40 

Leaves Landis 5:50 8:50 

Leaves Kannapolis 5:55 8:55 

Leaves Concord 6:10 9:10 

Arrive Charlotte 7:00 10:00 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 



55 



Blue Star Bus Line 



Leaves Greensboro 9:00 

Leaves High Point -- 9:45 

Leaves Thomasville - -.. 10:05 

Leaves Lexington 10:35 

Leaves Spencer 10:55 

Leaves Salisbury 11:10 

Leaves China Grove 11:40 

Leaves Landis — 11:50 

Leaves. Kannapolis 11:55 

Leaves Concord 12:10 

Arrive Charlotte,. 1:00 



Leaves Charlotte 3:00 

Leaves Concord 3:50 

Leaves Kannapolis 4:05 

Leaves Landis 4:10 

Leaves China Grove.. '_ 4:20 

Leaves Salisbiu-y 4:50 

Leaves Spencer 5:05 

Leaves Lexington 5:25 

Leaves Thomasville 5:55 

Leaves High Point 6:15 

Arrive Greensboro 7:00 



Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Inc. 



Leaves Greensboro. . . 
Leaves High Point... 
Leaves Thomasville.. 

Leaves Lexington 

Leaves Spencer 

Leaves Salisbury 

Leaves China Grove. 

Leaves Landis 

Leaves Kannapolis 

Leaves Concord 

Arrive Charlotte 



8:00 11:00 

8:45 11:45 

9:05 12:05 

9:35 12:35 

9:55 12:55 

10:10 1:10 

10:40 1:40 



10:50 
10:55 
11:10 
12:00 



1:50 
1:55 
2:10 
3:00 



2:00 
2:45 
3:05 
3:35 
3:55 
4:10 
4:40 
4:50 
4:55 
5:10 
6:00 



5:00 
5:45 
6:05 
6:35 
6:55 
7:10 
7:40 
7:50 
7:55 
8:10 
9:00 



Leaves Charlotte 

Leaves Concord 

Leaves Kannapolis. . 

Leaves Landis 

Leaves China Grove. 

Leaves Salisbury 

Leaves Spencer 

Leaves Lexington 

Leaves Thomasville.. 
Leaves High Point... 
Arrive Greensboro.. 



8:00 11:00 

8:50 11:50 

9:05 12:05 

9:10 12:10 

9:20 12:20 

9:50 12:50 

10:05 1:05 

10:25 1:25 

10:55 1:55 



11:15 
12:00 



2:15 
3:00 



2:00 
2:50 
3:05 
3:10 
3:20 
3:50 
4:05 
4:25 
4:55 
5:15 
6:00 



5:00 
5:50 
6:05 
6:10 
6:20 
6:50 
7:05 
7:25 
7:55 
8:15 
9:00 



Kirk's Auto Bus Service 



Leaves Greensboro. . 
Leaves High Point. . . 
Leaves Thomasville.. 

Leaves Lexington 

Leaves Spencer 

Leaves Salisbury 

Leaves China Grove. 

Leaves Landis. 

Leaves Kannapolis. _ 

Leaves Concord 

Arrive Charlotte 



Leaves Charlotte 

Leaves Concord 

Leaves Kannapolis.. 

Leaves Landis 

Leaves China Grove. 

Leaves Salisbury 

Leaves Spencer 

Leaves Lexington 

Leaves Thomasville. 
Leaves High Point.. 
Arrive Greensboro.. 



7:00.. 




10:00 


12:00 


1:00 


4:00 


7:00 


8:00 


7:45.. 




10:45 


12:45 


1:45 


4:45 


7:45 


8:45 


8:05.. 




11:05 


1:05 


2:05 


5:05 


8:05 


9:05 


8:35.. 




11:35 


1:35 


2:35 


5:35 


8:35 


9:35 


8:55.. 




11:55 


1:55 


2:55 


5:55 


8:55 


9:55 


9:10 


8:00 


12:10 


2:10 


3:10 


6:10 


9:10 


10:10 


9:40 


8:30 
8:40 
8:45 


12:40 
12:50 
12:55 


2:40 
2:50 
2:55 


3:40 
3:50 
3:55 


6:40 
6:50 
6:55 


9:40 




9:50 


9:50 




9:55 


9:55.. 




10:10 


9:00 
9:50 


1:10 
2:00 

10:00 


3:10 
4:00 

1:00 


4:10 
5:00 

4:00 


7:10 
8:00 

6:00 


10:10 




11:00 


11:00 




7:00.- 


7:00 


8:00 


7:50-. 




10:50 


1:50 


4:50 


6:50 


7:50 


8:50 


8:05.- 




11:05 


2:05 


5:05 


7:05 


8:05 


9:05 


8:10.. 




11:10 


2:10 


5:10 


7:10 


8:10 


9:10 


8:20.. 




11:20 


2:20 


5:20 


7:20 


8:20 


9:20 


8:50 


7:50 


11:50 


2:50 


5:50 


7:50 


8:50 


9:50 


9:05 


8:05 


12:05 


3:05 


6:05 


8:05 


9:05.. 




9:25 


8:25 


12:25 


3:25 


6:25 


8:25 


9:25.- 




9:55 


8:55 


12:55 


3:55 


6:55 


8:55 


9:55- 




10:15 


9:15 
10:00 


1:15 
2:00 


4:15 
5:00 


7:15 

8:00 


9:15 
10:00 


10:15 




11:00 


11:00-- 





56 N. C. CORPORATIOIS! COMMISSION 

It is Further Ordered, That all operation of passenger bus lines between 
Greensboro and Charlotte not in conformity with the allocation and sched- 
ules herein made shall be discontinued from and after August 11, 1925. 
By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 7th day of August, 1925. Clerk. 



IN RE ALLOCATION OF SCHEDULES BETWEEN GREENSBORO AND 
CHARLOTTE OVER HIGHWAY ROUTES NOS. 10 and 15 UNDER 
CHAPTER 50, PUBLIC LAWS 1925. 

Order 

Following up the Commission's Order of August 7, 1925, placing the 
motor vehicle service between Greensboro and Charlotte on an hourly basis, 
it may be stated that allocation of schedules was made with a view to per- 
mitting the carriers to earn as nearly, as our information would permit, tlie 
same mileage revenue from the several operations. 

A survey was made to ascertain whether or not this allocation was jus- 
tified and it appears that in order to more properly balance the per mileage 
earnings between Kirk's Auto Bus Service and the Dixie Motor Coach, Inc., 
that reallocation of their schedules is necessary both for reasons of revenue 
exclusively on the Greensboro-Charlotte Line and for the purpose of making 
connections for schedules to be profitably operated on subsidiary lines of 
the Kirk's Auto Bus Service, therefore it is 

Ordered, That on and after November 5, 1925, and until further ordered, 
schedules shall be operated between Greensboro and Charlotte by the several 
operators named herein as follows: 

RoYAi. Blue Transportation Company, Inc. 



Leaves Greensboro 

Arrive High Point 


.. 6:45 
7:30 


7:45 
8:30 

8:15 
9:00 


8:45 
9:30 

9:15 
10:00 


9:45 
10:30 

10:15 
11:00 


10:45 
11:30 

11:15 
12:00 


11:45 
12:30 

12:15 
1:00 


12:45 
1:30 

1:15 
2:00 


1:45 
2:30 

2:15 
3:00 


2:45 
3:30 

3:15 
4:00 


3:45 
4:30 

4:15 
5:00 


4:45 
5:30 

5:15 
6:00 


5:45 
6:30 

6:15 
7:00 


6:45 
7:30 


Leaves High Point 

Arrive Greensboro 


_. 7:15 
.. 8:00 


7:15 
8:00 



Kirk's Auto Bus Service 



Leaves Greensboro 8:00 10:00 12:00 2:00 4:00 7:00 

Leaves High Point 8:45 10:45 12:45 2:45 4:45 7:45 

Leaves Thomasville 9:05 11:05 1:05 3:05 5:05 8:05 

Leaves Loxington 9:35 11:35 1:35 3:35 5:35 8:35 

Leaves Salisbury 7:00 8:00 10:20 12:20 2:20 4:20 6:20 9:20 

Leaves China Grove 7:40 8:40 11:00 1:00 3:00 5:00 7:00 10:00 

Leaves Landis -.. 7:45 8:45 11:05 1:05 3:05 5:05 7:05 10:05 

Leaves Kannapolis 7:55 8:55 11:15 1:15 3:15 5:15 7:15 10:15 

Leaves Concord 8:05 9:05 11:25 1:25 3:25 5:25 7:25 10:25 

Arrive Charlotte — . 8:55 9:55 12:15 2:15 4:15 6:15 8:15 11:15 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 



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Kirk's Auto Bus Service^ — Continued 



Leaves Charlotte 8:00 10:00 2:00 4 

Leaves Concord .-- 8:50 10:50 2:50 4 

Leaves Kannapolis 9:00 11:00 3:00 5 

Leaves Landis 9:10 11:10 3:10 5 

Leaves China Grove ._ 9:15 11:15 3:15 5 

Leaves Salisbury 7:00 8:00 9:55 11:55 3:55 5 

Leaves Lexington 7:45 8:45 10:40 12:40 4:40 6 

Leaves Thomasville 8:15 9:15 11:00 1:10 5:10 7 

Leaves High Point 8:35 9:35 11:30 1:30 5:30 

Arrive Greensboro 9:20 10:20 12:15 2:15 6:15 



6:00 
6:50 
7:00 
7:10 
7:15 
7:55 
8:40 
9:10 
9:30 
10:15 



7:00 

7:50 

8:00 

8:10 

8:15 

8:55 

9:40 

10:10 

10:30 

11:15 



Dixie Motor Coach Line, Inc. 



Leaves Greensboro 


7:00 


11:00 


1:00 


5:00 


Leaves Charlotte... 


Leaves High Point 


7:45 


11:45 


1:45 


5:45 


Leaves Concord 


Leaves Thomasville 


8:05 


12:05 


2:05 


6:05 


Leaves Kannapolis.. 


Leaves Lexington 


8:35 


12:35 


2-35 


6:35 


Leaves Landis 


Leaves Salisbury 


9:20 


1:20 


3:20 


7:20 


Leaves China Grove. 


Leaves China Grove 


10:00 


2:00 


4:00 


8:00 


Leaves Salisbury 


Leaves Landis . .. 


10:05 


2-05 


4:05 


8:05 


Leaves Lexington... 


Leaves Kannapolis 


10:15 


2:15 


4:15 


8:15 


Leaves Thomasville. 


Leaves Concord 


10:25 


2:25 


4:25 


8:25 


Leaves High Point. . 


Arrive Charlotte 


11:15 


3:15 


5:15 


9:15 


Arrive Greensboro. . 



7:00 11:00 1:00 5:00 

7:50 11:50 1:50 5:50 

8:00 12:00 2:00 6:00 

8:10 12:10 2:10 6:10 

8:15 12:15 2:15 6:15 

8:55 12:55 2:55 6:55 

9:40 1:40 3:40 7:40 

10:10 2:10 4:10 8:10 

10:30 2:30 4:30 8:30 

11:15 3:15 5:15 9:15 



CHARLOTTE^-CONCORD BuS LiNE 



Leaves Charlotte 9:00 12:00 

Leaves Concord 9:50 12:50 

Leaves Kannapolis 10:00 1:00 

Leaves Landis 10:10 1:10 

Leaves China Grove 10:15 1:15 

Leaves Salisbury 10:55 1:55 

Leaves Lexington 11:40 2:40 

Leaves Thomasville 12:10 3:10 

Leaves High Point 12:30 3:30 

Arrive Greensboro 1:15 4:15 



Leaves Greensboro . 3:00 6:00 

Leaves High Point 3:45 6:45 

Leaves Thomasville 4:05 7:05 

Leaves Lexington 4:35 7:35 

Leaves Salisbury 5:20 8:20 

Leaves China Grove 6:00 9:00 

Leaves Landis 6:05 9:05 

Leaves Kannapolis 6:15 9:15 

Leaves Concord 6:25 9:25 

Arrive Charlotte 7:15 10:15 



Blue Star Bus Line 



Leaves Greensboro 9:00 

Leaves High Point 9:45 

Leaves Thomasville 10:05 

Leaves Lexington 10:35 

Leaves Salisbury 11:20 

Leaves China Grove 12:00 

Leaves Landis 12:05 

Leaves Kannapolis. 12:15 

Leaves Concord 12:25 

Arrive Charlotte 1:15 



Leaves Charlotte . 3:00 

Leaves Concord 3:50 

Leaves Kannapolis 4:00 

Leaves Landis 4:10 

Leaves China Grove. 4:15 

Leaves Salisbury 4:55 

Leaves Lexington 5:40 

Leaves Thomasville. 6:10 

Leaves High Point. 6:30 

Arrive Greensboro 7:15 



58 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

It is Further Ordered, that all operation of passenger motor vehicles be- 
tween Greenshoro and Charlotte over this line not in conformity with the 
allocation and schedules herein made shall be discontinued from and after 
November 4, 1925; and 

It is Further Ordered, that no motor vehicle shall be operated on this line 
on or after November 5, 1925, without a car permit posted therein and a 
number plate thereon as provided by law. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 30th day of October, 1925 Clerk. 



IN RE ALLOCATION OF SCHEDULES BETWEEN GREENSBORO AND 
CHARLOTTE OVER HIGHWAY ROUTES NOS. 10 AND 15 UNDER 
CHAPTER 50, PUBLIC LAWS 1925. 

Order Overruling Exceptions 

This matter coming on to be heard upon the exceptions of the Charlotte- 
Concord Bus Line, Inc., duly filed before the Commission under the pro- 
visions of Section 1097, Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina, and it ap- 
pearing to the Commission, 

First. That on the 11th day of April, 1925, order was issued by the Com- 
mission, "In Re Motor Vehicle Carrier schedules between Greensboro and 
Charlotte, N, C," which, among other things, contained the following state- 
ment: "The Commission will require the carriers to maintain the thirty 
minute schedules hereinafter allocated pending hearing, and the Commis- 
sion's action upon the several applications for license certificates." 

Second. That on the 30th day of June, 1925, after further consideration 
of the questions and problems involved in the operation of motor vehicle 
service between Charlotte and Greensboro, the Commission entered a further 
order, "In Re Motor Vehicle Service between Charlotte, N. C, and Greens- 
boro, N. C," which order was a tentative order and, among other things, 
passed upon the right of certain operators between Charlotte and Greens- 
boro to license certificates without allocation of runs except as a temporary 
arrangement and cited the Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Inc., to show cause on 
August 1, 1925, why its temporary permit should not be withdrawn. 

Third. That following said order of June 30 the Dixie Motor Coach Lines, 
Inc., in response to said order, appeared before the Commission in a hearing, 
at which hearing all of the other operators between Charlotte and Greens- 
boro appeared and reserved their rights to introduce evidence. 

Fourth. That as a result of said reservation by said operators and as a 
result of the hearing of August 1, 1925, an order dated August 7, 1925, was 
entered by the Commission, in which the Commission said: "It has further 
been decided that the Commission will not, at this time, issue final cer- 
tificates to any of the operators on this line." 

Fifth. That the operators, who had at the hearing on August 1 reserved 
their rights to introduce evidence, appeared before the Commission on 
August 21, 1925, and introduced such evidence as by them thought proper. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 59 

Sixth. That following said hearing and on October 30, 1925, the Com- 
mission entered its order, "In Re Allocation of Schedules between Greens- 
boro and Charlotte over Highway Routes Nos. 10 and 15 under Chapter 50, 
Public Lfaws of 1925," and in said order granted license certificates to the 
operators named therein and allocated to each operator a definite and final 
number of runs between Charlotte and Greensboro and between local points 
along said route. 

Seventh. That said order of October 30 constitutes the final order in this 
matter and is the order granting license certificates to the operators between 
Charlotte, N. C, and Greensboro, N. C, as contemplated by Chapter 50, 
Public Laws 1925, and is the order under which license certificates have been 
issued to operators between said termini. 

If is further considered and found by the Commission that the proceedings 
had in this matter and the orders entered herein have been pursuant to the 
authority granted to the Commission by Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925, to 
make investigation and determine public necessity and convenience for the 
operation of motor vehicle passenger service between fixed termini and that 
no order has been entered granting to any operator any licensed certificate 
as contemplated by Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925 to operators between Char- 
lotte, N. C, and Greenville, N. C, except the order of the Commission 
dated 30th day of October, 1925. 

It is further considered and found by the Commission that all matters 
and things set up in the exceptions filed by the Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, 
Inc., have been duly considered by the Commission not only in connection 
with the evidence introduced by all operators between Charlotte and Greens- 
boro, but in connection with the evidence introduced by said Charlotte-Con- 
cord Bus Line, Inc., and the Commission is of the opinion and so finds that 
said exceptions should be overruled and said order of August 30, 1925, should 
remain the final order of this Commission in granting license certificates 
to operators between Charlotte and Greensboro and allocating runs to the 
several operators between said termini. 

It is, therefore, considered, ordered and adjudged that the exceptions filed 
hy Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, Inc., be and the same are hereby overruled 
and denied. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 18th day of November, 1925. Clerk. 



TO THE AMERICAN RAILWAY EXPRESS COMPANY, AND THE SOUTH- 
EASTERN EXPRESS COMPANY. 

It has been brought to the attention of the Commission that Express 
Classification No. 29, under classification of newspapers, carries the following 
note: 

Where shipments pass over the lines of more than one express com 
pany, a separate charge must be assessed for each company. 

Prior to the organization of the American Railway Express Company, rep- 
resenting a consolidation of existing express companies, there was adopted 
by the Interstate Commerce Commission and by the North Carolina Corpo- 



60 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

ration Commission a general system of express rates, based on the zone sys- 
tem, and under which rates no additional charge was made by reason of move- 
ment of a shipment over two or more lines. Since the consolidation of ex- 
isting express companies into the American Railway Express the South- 
eastern Express Company was organized and is giving a competing service 
in this territory and throughout the territory served by the Southern Rail- 
way. This competing service, however, should not be used to penalize a 
shipper into paying two rates for a service that would be rendered for one 
rate in the absence of such competition. This rule does not now apply to ship- 
ment of other articles than newspapers. It is therefore 

Ordered, that the American Railway Express Company, and the South- 
eastern Express Company show cause, if any, at the oflBce of the Commission 
in Raleigh on August 19, 1925, why an order should not be entered requiting 
the cancellation of the note herein quoted insofar as it applies to shipments 
between points in North Carolina. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 7th day of August, 1925. Clerk. 



IN THE MATTER OF JOINT LINE RATES BY EXPRESS COMPANIES 
ON NEWSPAPERS BETWEEN POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

Pursuant to order of the Commission of August 7, 1925, hearing was had 
at the office of the Commission, in Raleigh, this date in the matter of rates 
for joint haul shipments of newspapers between points in North Carolina, 
and upon consideration of the record it is 

Ordered, That the American Railway Express Company and the South- 
eastern Express Company amend Express Classification No. 29, effective on 
and after September 1, 1925, so as to eliminate for application between points 
in this State from the said Classification the following note: 

Where shipments pass over the lines of more than one express com- 
pany a separate charge must be assessed for each company. 

R. 0. Self. 



This 19th day of August, 1925 
By order of the Commission: 



Clerk. 



IN RE DISCONTINUANCE OF FREE TOLL SERVICE BETWEEN THE 
TOWNS OF DUNN AND BENSON ON THE LINE OF THE CAROLINA 
TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY. 

Order 

On December 2, 1924, the above named company advised its subscribers 
that it had become necessary for it to remove its iron circuit and replace 
same with a copper circuit, and that the congested condition of the line 
made it necessary to discontinue free service and charge the minimum 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 61 

uniform toll rates for service over this line. The mayor of the town of Dunn 
objected thereto and filed complaint with the Commission on December 16, 
1924. The matter was set down for hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 19^5, and 
on the date of hearing the Mayor and counsel of the towns of Dunn and 
Benson appeared and agreed with the officials of the telephone company 
that the free service be eliminated; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That free service between the towns of Dunn and Benson on 
the lines of the Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company be eliminated, 
effective as of the date of hearing, and that the company is hereby author- 
ized to charge its regular uniform rates for all service over said line. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 18th day of August, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6215. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE RANDLEMAN TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR 
INCREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES IN THE TOWN OF RANDLEMAN 
AND VICINITY. 

Order 

This case coming on to be heard on August 18, 1925, the Company was 
represented by Britton & Britton, Attorneys at Law, and J. A. Locke, man- 
ager for the petitioner. 

The petitioner is asking for an increase in rate of 50 cents on business 
phones and single line residence phones and 25 cents on party and rural 
line phones. It appearing that the rate asked for is not out of line with 
similar exchanges in other parts of the State, therefore, it is 

Ordered, that the petition be granted and that the Randleman Telephone 
Company be authorized to charge as a monthly rental for telephones in 
Randleman and vicinity effective September 1, as follows: 

Business Phones .— $2.75 per month 

Single Line Residence Phones 1.75 per month 

Party Line Phones 1.25 per month 

Rural Phones 75 per month 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

This 18th day of August, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6294. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY COM- 
PANY FOR REVISION OF TRAIN SERVICE ON ABINGDON BRANCH. 

Order 

This is a petition of the Norfolk and Western Railway Company to con- 
vert their passenger train now running between Abingdon, Va., and Elk- 
land, N. C, into a mixed train between West Jefferson, N. C, and Elkland, 
N. C. 



62 N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 

The petition was heard at the courthouse in Jefferson, N. C, on August 
17, when evidence was taken. 

It appearing to the Commission that the Abingdon branch of the Norfolk 
and Western Railway is operated at a loss and that the road between West 
Jefferson and Elkland is the most burdensome financially to said branch of 
any other portion of it, and it further appearing that the proposed schedule 
which the Railway Company offers will give to the section traversed as 
good service as this section at present enjoys; it is 

Ordered, that the petition of the Norfolk and Western Railway Company 
be granted. 

W. T. Lee, 
Chairman Corporation Commission. 

This 27th Day of August, 1925. 

Docket No. 6292. 



W. N. McCASKILL AND OTHERS v. ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD 

COMPANY. 

Order 

This is a petition of W. N. McCaskill, and others, through Attorneys Bul- 
lard & Stringfield, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, seeking an order of the 
Corporation Commission directing removal of the station house and station 
facilities at Vander, located on the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 
between Fayetteville and Wilmington, North Carolina, to a point about one 
and one-half miles west of Vander known as Home & Allen's Siding. The 
Commission handled this question by correspondence with General Superin- 
tendent Newell, of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, who advised his Com- 
pany was willing to make the transfer with the approval of the Corporation 
Commission. He indicated his Company had received a petition opposing 
the removal. The Commission requested complainants to post a public notice 
at the present Vander Station setting forth that petition for removal had 
been made to our Commission by W. N. McCaskill, and others, and this 
notice was posted according to affidavit furnished us, said notice being dated 
July 14, 1925. Subsequent to the posting of this notice, the Commission 
had one or two communications from Messrs. Cook & Cook, Attorneys of 
Fayetteville, North Carolina, indicating they might desire to oppose 
the removal, but in their last communication, dated August 5, 1925, they 
state their clients decline to pursue the matter further. 

It is therefore ordered, That the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 
be, and they are hereby directed to remove the present station house at 
Vander and facilities belonging thereto from its present site to the poirt 
known as Home & Allen's Siding, said station to be located approximately 
one and one-half miles from the present Vander station. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 3d day of September, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6320. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 63 

IN RE HIGHWAY MOTOR TRANSIT COMPANY 

Order 

The Highway Motor Transit Company having made application under 
order of the Commission March 14, 1925, for authority to hypothecate its 
license certificate Numher 1, issued under Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925, 
granting to the applicant the exclusive right to operate motor vehicles for 
the transportation of passengers for compensation over Highways Nos. 10 
and 40 between Raleigh and Wilmington by Goldsboro and over Highway 
No. 20 between Wilmington and Lumberton with the privilege to operate 
from Lumberton to Hamlet, but not exclusive operation between Lumberfon 
and Hamlet; therefore it is 

Ordered, That the said petitioner is hereby granted authority to hypothe- 
cate the certificate mentioned above to the Wayne County National Bank 
for such period of time as the petitioner may deem necessary; and it is 
further 

Ordered, That when this hypothecation may have served its purpose and 
the certificate has been returned to the petitioner herein named, that said 
petitioner shall advise this office in order that this order of the Commission 
may be revoked. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 25th day of September, 1925. Clerk. 



RALEIGH GRANITE COMPANY v. NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD 
COMPANY, SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD COMPANY. 

Order 

This is a claim of the Raleigh Granite Company for overcharge on one 
hundred eighteen carloads of crushed stone moving from Graystone, N, C, 
to Wilson, N. C, during the months of January and February, 1924. The 
claims include overcharge in weight amounting to approximately $1,438.35; 
switching charges on three cars, at Wilson, N. C, $17.55; lightening loads 
on two cars, $10.95; demurrage on one car, at Raleigh enroute to Wilson, 
$43.00; total $1,509.85. Hearing was held at Raleigh, September 23, 1925. 
The facts appear to be as follows: in January, 1924, there was begun a 
movement of approximately one thousand cars of crushed stone from Gray- 
stone, N. C, to Wilson, N. C, routed via Seaboard, Raleigh, and Norfolk 
Southern. The tariff minimum carload weight was 90 per cent marked 
capacity of car, except when cars were loaded to their visible capacity, in 
which case the actual weight was to govern. The Norfolk Southern declined 
to receive from the Seaboard Air Line, at Raleigh, cars loaded in excess of 
161,000 lbs. gross weight, although the evidence does not show that the 
Norfolk Southern had apprized the Seaboard or the shippers at Graystone 
of their weight limitation. As result of the Norfolk Southern's action in 
declining certain of these cars at Raleigh, the Seaboard notified shippers 
to "cut down the loading weight." Complying with this advice shippers did 



64 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



cut down the loading weight below the minimum as called for by the tariff; 
however, the Norfolk Southern collected, at Wilson, on hasis of the tariff* 
minimum weight and this resulted in claimants having paid for weight of 
stone which was not actually transported for the reason, as above indicated, 
the Seaboard had advised them the Norfolk Southern was declining cars 
on account of overweight and that their loading weight should be lower. 

At the hearing the Norfolk Southern's representative agreed that there 
were certain cars, approximately 14 in number, upon which they were willing 
to refund overcharge and they were also willing to pay the items of $5.85 
on C«S;O-72500, and $5.10 on N&W-6735, which represent the cost of adjust- 
ing the loads at Raleigh. They were also willing to refund the item of $43.00 
demurrage on C&O-72500, which accrued at Raleigh enroute to Wilson as 
result of delay in adjusting the load. The Norfolk Southern's representative 
was not prepared to state definitely the position his Company would take 
concerning the item of $17.55, switching charges at Wilson on N&W-101?^2, 
C&O-73706, and N&W-5904, which cars were forwarded from Graystone via 
Weldon and Atlantic Coast Line, which shippers alleged was done rather 
than run the risk of having them tied up at Raleigh for lightening tETe load 
to meet the requirements of the Norfolk Southern. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that on account of the 
advice extended the shippers by the Seaboard to "cut down the loading 
weight," which was complied with by the shippers, the carriers, namely, the 
Norfolk Southern and Seaboard Air Line, should protect on the cars repre- 
sented by duplicate freight bills attached hereto, and enumerated as fol- 
lows: 



Wilson, N. C, Norfolk Southern R. R. Company Pro 



ro. No. 536, 


Jan. 


11,1924 


537, 


" 


11, " 


1574, 


Dec. 


24, 1924 


1274, 


Jan. 


12,1923 


1272, 


" 


23,1924 


1271, 


" 


23, " 


350, 


" 


9, " 


1273, 


" 


23, " 


414, 


" 


9, " 


412, 


" 


9, " 


410, 


" 


9, " 


408, 


" 


9, " 


406, 


" 


9, '• 


415, 


" 


9, " 


413, 


" 


9, " 


411, 


<< 


9, " 


409, 


" 


9, " 


407, 


" 


9, " 


351, 


" ' 


9, " 


420, 


" 


9, " 


418, 


" 


9, " 


416, 


" 


9, " 


421, 


" 


9, " 


419, 


" 


9, " 


417, 


" 


9, " 


352, 


" 


9, " 


349, 


" 


9, " 


347, 


" 


8. " 


345, 


" 


8, " 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 



65 



Wilson, N. C, Norfolk Southern R. R. 



Company Pro. 


No. 342, Jan 


8, 




848, " 


8, 




346, " 


8, 




344, " 


8, 




343, " 


8, 




538, " 


1, 




484, " 


10, 




539, " 


11, 




480, " 


10, 




481, " 


10, 




482, " 


10, 




540, " 


11, 




836, '• 


16, 




835, " 


16, 




740, " 


15, 




687, " 


14, 




688, " 


14, 




838, " 


16, 




743, " 


15, 




1053, " 


19, 




1055, " 


19, 




1056, " 


19, 




963, " 


18, 




1052, " 


19, 




1050, " 


19, 




1051, " 


19, 




1131, " 


21, 




1132, " 


21, 




1134, " 


21, 




1048, " 


19, 




1047, " 


19, 




1370, " 


24, 




1371, " 


24, 




1372, " 


24, 




1368, " 


24, 




1367, " 


24, 




1366, " 


24, 




1365, " 


24, 




1363, " 


24, 




1364, " 


24, 




1503, " 


26, 




1501, " 


26, 




1502, " 


26, 




1436, " 


25, 




1437, " 


25, 




1500, " 


26 




1438, " 


26, 




1594, " 


28, 




1592, " 


28, 




1672, " 


29, 




1674, " 


29, 




1675, " 


29, 




1682, " 


29, 




123, Feb. 


2, 




124, " 


2, 




122, •' 


2, 




126, " 


2, 




125, " 


2, 




230, " 


4, 




227, " 


4, 




229, " 


4, 



1924 



66 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Wilson, N. C, Norfolk Southern R. R. Company Pro. No 



ro. No. 224, Feb 


4, 1924 


228, " 


4, " 


232, " 


4, " 


231, " 


6, " 


225, " 


4, " 


636, " 


9, " 


223, " 


4, " 


222, " 


4, " 


577, " 


8, " 


683, " 


14, " 


831, " 


16, " 


843, " 


16, " 


875, " 


17, " 


1265, " 


23, " 


1374, " 


24, " 


1677, " 


29, " 


1676, " 


29, " 


1779, " 


30, " 


1777, " 


30, " 


1125, " 


21, " 


684, " 


14, " 


56^6, " 


8, " 


638, " 


9, " 


639, " 


9, " 


637, " 


9, " 


635, " 


9, " 


736, " 


11, " 


732, " 


11, " 


788, '' 


12, " 


787, " 


12, " 


341, Jan. 


8, " 


837, " 


16, " 


741, " 


15, " 


1683, " 


29, " 


1369, " 


24, " 


1135, " 


21, " 


. 1049, " 


19, " 


1133, " 


21, " 


742, " 


15, " 


839, " 


16, " 


840, " 


16, " 


739, " 


15, " 


483, " 


10, " 


834, " 


16, " 



freight charges based upon rate of $1.35, which was the tariff rate in effect, 
applying thereto the actual weight the cars contained rather than the mini- 
mum weight as called for by the tariff. The Commission is investigating the 
items of $17.55, switching charges at Wilson on N. & W.— 10192, C. & 0.— 
73706, and N. & W. — 5904, and will if found correct issue supplementary 
order disposing of this item. 

It is Therefore Ordered, That the Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, 
and Seaboard Air Line Railway Company be and they are hereby ordered 
to refund the Raleigh Granite Company on cars represented by duplicate 
freight bills enumerated herein overcharges amounting to $1,438.35. 

It is Further Ordered, That the Norfolk Southern Railroad Company re- 
fund to the Raleigh Granite Company, demurrage on C. & 0. — 72500, amount- 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 67 

ing to $43.00, and pay to the Raleigh Granite Company $10.95, representing 
cost of adjusting the loads at Raleigh, N. O., on C. & 0.— 72500 and N. & W.— 
6735. 

It is Further Ordered, That the refunds above enumerated be paid within 
thirty days from this date together with interest at the rate of six per cent 
per annum from June 4, 1924. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 2d day of October, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6337. 



CAROLINA COAL COMPANY v. ATLANTIC AND YADKIN RAILWAY, 
A. E. SMITH AND J. W. FRY, RECEIVERS, ATLANTIC COAST LINE 
RAILROAD COMPANY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY, 
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD COMPANY. 

Order 

Hearing was held October 1,. 1925, on petition of the Carolina Coal Com- 
pany to establish rates on coal from Cumnock, N. C, to certain stations herein- 
after named located on the Seaboard Air Line Railway and Atlantic Coast 
Line Railroad. Coal from their mines is traffic originating on the Atlantic 
and Yadkin and Norfolk Southern Railroads and when destined to points on 
other lines is joint haul traffic. 

Petition of this company was heard April 3, 1924, to establish revised rates 
on coal and at that time it was agreed that carriers would undertake to 
establish rates that would be satisfactory to the petitioners. This, it appears, 
was done by the Norfolk Southern, the Southern Railway and Atlantic and 
Yadkin. The development of coal output at the mines in Deep River coal 
fields has been slow, but is progressing and petitioners now wish to reach 
certain markets on the Atlg,ntic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Railway 
and rates satisfactory to the petitioners have not been agreed upon by these 
lines. The general schedule of rates on coal between points in this State 
was made at a time when there was no production of coal in this State, and 
was not intended as rates for moving a regular supply of coal traffic, but for 
such incidental movement as might occuir between points in this State for 
reshipment. 

The conditions under which coal has to be mined in the Deep River fields 
are such that mining operations are very much more expensive than in 
other fields where coal does not have to be hoisted from a great depth in the 
earth and for this reason it cannot be successfully mined except for dis- 
tribution within territory which gives it a substantial advantage in freight 
rates as against Virginia and Tennessee mines, but there is a prospect 
of a steadily increasing output and gradual development of an important 
and profitable coal mining industry for supplying territory in which its loca- 
tion give's it a proper advantage in freight rates. The petition will be 
granted, and it is 

Ordered, That Seaboard Air Line Railway Company and Atlantic Coast Line 
Railroad Company join with the Atlantic and Yadkin Railway, (A. E. Smith 



68 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

and J. W. Fry, Receivers), and Norfolk Southern RaiLroad Company in 
establishing effective within fifteen days from this date rates on coal, carload 
minimum weight 80,000 lbs,, unless marked capacity of car is less in which 
case minimum weight will be marked capacity of car, from Cumnock, N. C, 
to the following points, rates which are found to be reasonable, in cents 
per ton of 2,000 pounds: 

Aberdeen, N. C 116 

Cameron, N. C 91 

Fayetteville, N. C 116 

Hope Mills, N. C 116 

Lumberton, N. C 165 

Manchester, N. C 103 

Moncure, N. C 91 

Rockingham, N. C 140 

Southern Pines ..- 116 

If petitioners shall find rates are desired to other points not herein named, 
the carriers will be expected to establish same upon fifteen days notice upon 
the same relative basis upon which rates to above points are made. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 5th day of October, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6338. 



IN RE APPLICATION OP CARDENAS TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR 
INCREASE IN RATES. 

Oi:i)r:n 

The Cardenas Telephone Company, operating in the Town of Varina and 
vicinity, made application for an indrease in telephone rates, which increase 
has been approved by the Mayor and Commissione^rs of the Town of Fuquay 
Springs, and no objection having been filed by any other patrons, the Com- 
mission finds that the rate asked for is not out of line with rates being 
charged in exchanges of similar size; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Cardenas Telephone Company is hereby authorized to 
charge the following monthly rentals for telephone service, effective No- 
vember 1, 1925: 

Per Month 

Business, 1 party $3.00 

Business, 2 party 2.75 

Business, 3 or 4 party 2.50 

Business, more than 4 party 2.25 

Residence, 1 party 2.25 

Residence, 2 party 1-75 

Residence, 3 party or more 1.50 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 9th day of October, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6339. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 69 

IN RE PETITION OF THE HORTON TELEPHONE' COMPANY FOR IN- 
CREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES IN THE TOWNS OF WILKESBORO 
AND NORTH WILKESBORO. 

Order 

This petition was originally filed with the Commission on July 1, 1925, 
with the approval of the Wilkes Commercial Club, the North Wilkesboro 
Kiwanis Club and the Mayors and Boards of Aldeirmen of the two towns 
in question. The petitioner is improving the plant and making an additional 
investment to the amount of probably thirty thousand dollars, and income 
from the present rates appears to be insufficient to maintain properly a plant 
of the capacity to which this company's plant has grown. The Horton Tele- 
phone Company serves a larger rural section than probably any other 
independent telephone company in the State, and it is thought the 'rates 
asked for by the petitioner, and approved by probably a majority of the 
subscribers, are not unreasonable and are not out of line with the rates 
authorized for other exchanges of like size in the State; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Horton Telephone Company be, and is hereby authorized 
to charge a monthly rental (rate, effective November 1, 1925, as follows: 

In the Towns of Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro 

Per Month 

Business, Individual Line -. $3.50 

Business, Two-party Line 3.00 

Business, Individual Line 2.50 

Residence, Two-party Line 2.00 

Residence, Three-or-more-party Line 1.75 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Selb% 

This 12th day of October, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6340. 



WILMINGTON TRAFFIC ASSOCIATION v. ATLANTIC AND YADKIN 
RAILWAY COMPANY, (A. E. SMITH AND J. W. FRY, RECEIVERS), 
ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY, CAROLINA AND 
NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, CAROLINA, CLINCHFIELD 
AND OHIO RAILWAY, NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY COM- 
PANY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY, SOUTHERN 

• RAILWAY (See Circulars Nos. 252 and 253), SEABOARD AIR LINE 
RAILWAY COMPANY, WINSTON-SALEM SOUTHBOUND RAILWAY 
COMPANY. 

Order 

This complaint of the Wilmington Traffic Association, dated October 14, 
1924, alleges discrimination in the present carload rates on canned goods 
from Wilmington, N. C. to points in North Catrolina as compared with 
rates from Virginia cities to points in North Carolina. Hearing was held 
at Raleigh, September 23, 1925. Evidence produced at the hearing established 
as a fact that prior to July 1, 1923, the rates on canned goods from Virginia 
cities to North Carolina points were satisfactorily adjusted with the rates 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



then in effect flrom Wilmington. On that date the carriers reduced the rates 
from Virginia cities into North Carolina without change from Wilmington, 
since which time Wilmington has been at a disadvantage in shipping canned 
goods in carloads in competition with Virginia cities to the extent of the 
reduction made by the carriers July 1, 1923. The carriers did not deny that 
discrimination does exist, but stated they had already worked up a program 
fo|r adjusting the rates into North Carolina, including rates from Virginia 
cities, Wilmington and Charleston, S. C. It is our opinion that the readjust- 
ment which the carriers propose to make of the interstate rates will not 
entirely remove the discrimination against Wilmington, and it is uncertain 
when such readjustment will be made, while the principal season for ship- 
ment of canned goods is in the immediate futu/re. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that there does exist at 
this time some discrimination in the rates from Wilmington to North Caro- 
lina points, particularly those located beyond 130 miles from Wilmington. In 
order to relieve this discrimination as a temporary measure pending satis- 
factory readjustment of rates from points outside the State. 

It is Ordeued, That the 



Atlantic and Yadkin Railway Company 

(A. E. Smith and J. W. Fry, Receivers) 
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 
Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company 
Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway 
Norfolk and Western Railway Company 
Norfolk Southern Railroad Company 
Southern Railway (See Circulars Nos. 252 and 253) 
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company 
Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company 

be and they are hereby 

Ordeked to make effective within fifteen days from date hereof rates on 
canned goods, carload 36,000 lbs. minimum, in cents per 100 pounds, from 
Wilmington, N. C, the following scalQ for application both single and joint 
line, which rates are found to be reasonable: 



Miles 



Single and Joint Miles 



Single and Joint 



140 


miles and 


over 


130 


30 


150 


miles and 


over 


140 


30 


160 


miles and 


over 


150 


321/2 


170 


miles and 


over 


160 


35 


180 


miles and 


over 


170 


35 


190 


miles and 


over 


180 


371/2 


200 


miles and 


over 


190 


39 


210 


miles and 


over 


200 


39 


220 


miles and 


over 


210 


40 


230 


miles and 


over 


220 


40 


240 


miles and 


over 


230 


40 


250 


miles and 


over 


240 


40 


260 


miles and 


over 


250 


40 



270 miles and over 260 

280 miles and over 270 

300 miles and over 280 

320 miles and ovar 300 

340 miles and over 320 

360 miles and over 340 

380 miles and over 360 

400 miles and over 380 

420 miles and over 400 

440 miles and over 420 

460 miles and over 440 

480 miles and over 460 

500 miles and over 480 



41 1/2 

411/2 

411/2 

411/2 

411/2 

42 

44 

44 

45 

45 

45 

45 

46 



By order of the Commission: 
This 22d day of October, 1925. 
Docket No. 6342. 



R. O. Self, 

Clerk. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 71 

PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE' AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BASE RATE AREA AT 
HIDDENITE AND FOR THE AUTHORIZATION OF RATES FOR SUCH 
SERVICE. 

Order 

The Commission has application from the Southern Bell Telephone and 
Telegraph Company to establish a special rate service within a base area 
with a radius of one mile from a central point in Hiddenite, the central 
point to be the Southeirn Railway station, and to authorize a four-party line 
service with rates of $4.50 for business and $3.25 for residence 'phones and 
to abandon the present multi-party service at Hiddenite. 

Hiddenite is located at a point approximately five miles from the peti- 
tioner's exchange at Taylorsville and petitioner has no exchange at Hid- 
denite, — the said Taylorsville exchange being the closest to the point in 
question; and, if petitioner follows its usual authorized custom and gives 
the service at Hiddenite on a basis of the base rate area rate charged for tele- 
phones in Taylorsville plus the line mileage the rate would be prohibitive 
and would make the rate approximately $2.20 in excess of the Taylorsville 
Tate or $4.50 for residence telephones and $5.00 for business telephones. 

The rate for the service which the petitioner proposes to offer at Hid- 
denite appears not to be excessive because of the distance from the exchange 
and unless some such special rate area is established, the people of Hiddenite 
will be unable to have adequate telephone facilities; therefore, it is 

Ordered that the petitioner is hereby authorized to establish the service 
at Hiddenite asked in the petition and that the said petitioner be authorized 
to charge as a monthly rental for such service the following rates: 

Business telephones, four-party line $4.50 each per month. 
Residence telephones, four-party line $3.25 each per month. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 3d day of November, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6348 



A. A. PRICE, T. P. TUDOR, AND B. H. GOSS, DOING BUSINESS UNDER 
THE FIRM NAME OF BUFFALO LUMBER COMPANY, v. THE NOR- 
FOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order for Constrl^ction of Industrial Siding 

From the pleadings and testimony in this case we find: 

That the petitioner is engaged in the business of manufacturing and 
shipping lumber from Warrensville, a station on the Norfolk and Western 
Railway in this State; 

That it is shipping lumber at the rate of about 170 cars per year; 

That it has a million feet of lumber piled on its yards at Warrensville 
for shipment at the present time; 

That it has six or seven million feet of timber purchased and is engaged 
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Warrensville, and that all of this timber is expected to be cut and shipped 
from this point; 

That shipments by the petitioner at the present time are made from 
sidetrack two or three hundred yards from the lumber yard of the peti- 
tioner and at a cost of ten to twelve dollars per car greater than the cost 
would be if loaded from sidetrack adjacent to the petitioner's lumber yard; 

That the revenue accruing to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company 
for a period of five years will be sufficient to cover the expense of construc- 
tion of sidetrack prayed for in the petition; 

That the petitioner is willing to pay the expense of construction of side- 
track beyond the clear post. 

Upon these findings, it is 

Ordeeed, That the Norfolk and Western Railway Company, within thirty 
days after deposit with its agent at Warrensville by the Buffalo Lumber 
Company of the sum of one thousand dollars, shall construct a suitable 
sidetrack 460 feet in length at the point prayed for in this petition, ad- 
jacent to the lumber yard of the Buffalo Lumber Company; that the said 
deposit of the sum of one thousand dollars shall be in the nature of a 
guarantee to the Norfolk and Western Railway Company of the payment 
by the Buffalo Lumber Company of the cost of the said sidetrack beyond 
the clear post; that if the cost of constructing said sidetrack beyond the 
clear post shall exceed the amount of said deposit, the Buffalo Lumber 
Company shall pay such additional sum before the sidetrack shall be opened 
to its use; and, if the cost of the sidetrack beyond the clear post shall be 
less' than one thousand dollars, the difference in favor of the Buffalo Lum- 
ber Company shall be refunded to it upon completion of the sidetrack. The 
total cost of construction from the switch point to the clear post shall be 
borne by the Norfolk and Western Railway Company. 

This order is not in derogation of any right of agreement between the 
parties for the petitioner to perform for itself and at its own expense any 
part of the grading or construction of the sidetrack beyond the clear post. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 24th day of November, 1925. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6362. 



A. A. PRICE, T. P. TUDOR, B. H. GOSS, DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE 
FIRM NAME OF BUFFALO LUMBER COMPANY v. NORFOLK AND 
WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order Overruling Exceptions of Norfolk and Western Railway Company 

This matter coming on to be heard before the Corporation Commission, 
upon the exceptions of the defendant, Norfolk and Western Railway Com- 
pany to the order of the Commission, dated the 24th day of November, 1925, 
and being considered upon said exceptions, and the said Corporation Com- 
mission, upon such consideration, being of the opinion that all matters 
set out in said exceptions were given full and sufficient consideration in the 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 73 

original hearing in this matter, and being further of the opinion that said 
exceptions should be overruled and the motion of the defendant disallowed; 
it is now, therefore 

Ordered and decreed that the exceptions of the defendant Norfolk and 
Western Railway Company filed herein on the 4th day of December, 1925, be 
and the same are hereby overruled and the motion of the said defendant is 
disallowed. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Sei.f, 

This 9th day of December, 1925. Cleric. 

Docket No. 6362. 



HEDRICK & WADE, INCORPORATED v. ATLANTIC COAST LINE 
RAILROAD COMPANY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY, 
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order to Remove Discrimination 

Complainants in this proceeding are shippers of sand and gravel from 
Pee Dee, North Carolina, located on the Seaboard Air Line Railway, and 
complain of discrimination in that they are charged rate of $1.24 per 
ton on shipments to Wilmington, distance of 124 miles, single line, while 
their competitors shipping from Gravel Pit, near Lillington, N. C, over 
the Norfolk Southern and Atlantic Coast Line railroads, distance of 114 
miles, joint line, have the benefit of rate to Wilmington of $1.13 per ton. 
No issue is raised as to the reasonableness of any of the rates involved 
either scale or otherwise. 

The rate in eiTect from Pee Dee to Wilmington is on the mileage scale 
of rates on this commodity promulgated by the Corporation Commission 
under Order of November 25, 1921. The rate of $1.13 from Lillington to 
Wilmington was put into effect as a result of rate of $1.13 per ton inter- 
state from Columbia, S. C, to Wilmington; and, at the time the mileage 
scale of rates was issued, the order of the Commission did not require 
cancellation of the $1.13 rate from Lillington on account of the competitive 
situation under which it was established. The interstate rate of $1.13 
from Columbia to Wilmington was increased in May, 1924, to $1.44 per 
ton; the $1.13 rate from Lillington, however, has since been continued in 
effect under tariff limited to "existing movement." 

The scale of rates prescribed by the Commission in its Order of Novem- 
ber 25, 1921, is a scale of maximum rates, and the carriers may observe 
a less rate than the mileage scale if, and only if, the use of a less rate does 
not have the effect of discriminating unduly against a competing shipper. 
The continuance of a less rate from Gravel Pit, or Lillington, to Wilming- 
ton than from Pee Dee is found to constitute an undue discrimination 
against the shipper at Pee Dee; and, after hearing and consideration of all 
facts presented, it is 

Ordered, That the carriers above named, within thirty days from this 
date, put into effect rates from Gravel Pit, North Carolina to Wilmington 
no less than rates contemporaneously maintained from Pee Dee, North 
Carolina. 

By order of the Commission: R, 0. Self, 

This 14th day of December, 1925. Clerk. 



74 N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 

IN RE PETITION OF PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY, INCREASING RATES IN BESSEMER CITY. 

Order 

The subscribers to the service of the petitioner's exchange at Bessemer 
City having petitioned for twenty-four hour, seven-day-a-week telephone 
service and having consented to an increase in rates of fifty cents (50c) 
on residence phones and one dollar ($1.00) on business phones, it is 

Ordered, That the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company be, and 
is hereby, authorized to make the said increases and charge for monthly 
rental service fifty cents (50c) for residence and one dollar ($1.00) for 
business telephones over and above the rates now in effect: Provided, 
such increases shall in no case make the residence telephone rates more 
than $2.50 each per month and the business telephone rates more than 
$4.00 each per month. 

By order of the Commission: R, 0. Sele, 

This 1st day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6371. 



IN RE ANNUAL REPORTS OF MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS. 

Order 

Under section 4, chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, the Corporation Com- 
mission is authorized "to require the filing of annual and other reports" 
by motor vehicle carriers; there, it is 

Ordered: First, That each carrier operating under chapter fifty. Public 
Laws of 1925, shall file a report showing its assets and liabilities as of De- 
cember 31, 1925, and its revenue from operations and expenses from the 
date it began operation under the act; and 

Second, That all carriers under the act shall make such a report as of 
each succeeding December thirty-first, covering each twelve months' opera- 
tion or any part thereof operated. 

Third, That such reports shall be filed with the Corporation Commission 
at its oflice in Raleigh on or before March 15, 1926, and on or before March 
15 of each succeeding year, on forms furnished by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 2nd day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6376. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH AN EX- 
CHANGE RATE AT BLOWING ROCK, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

Upon application of the above named petitioner authority is asked to es- 
tablish a telephone exchange at Blowing Rock, where there is now no ex- 
change service, and to establish rates for service on said proposed exchange. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 75 

The Commission is advised by the Secretary and Treasurer of the Blowing 
Rock Development Company that the service is desired and that he believes 
that the rates asked for are generally satisfactory. 

Service on this exchange will of necessity not be very compact, as the 
residences are spread over a large area, and the installation of an exchange 
at this point will therefore be more expensive than is customary for ex- 
changes of similar size; therefore, it is 

Oedeeei), That the petitioner be, and is hereby, authorized to establish an 
exchange at Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and charge for service thereon 
the following monthly rental rates: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area; i.e., the corporate limits of Blowing 
Rock as of January 1, 1926, flat rates are quoted as follows: 

Individual 2-Party 4-P<^''^ty 

Line Line Line 

Business $3.75 $3.25 

Residence 2.50 $2.00 

B. Outside the area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates app'y, together with 
established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual Jf-Party Ruy^al Multi- 
Line Line i)arty Line 

Business $3.75 $2.50 

Residence 2.50 $2.00 2.00 

Rural Multi-Party Line Service 

Rural multi-party line service shall be furnished, where the petitioner 
has pole lines, at the monthly rates given in the petitioner's local Exchange 
Tariff, or provided the subscriber will, at his own expense, construct and 
maintain a circuit to a pole route of the petitioner. 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Blowing Rock base rate 
area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates: 

Business $2.25 

Residence 1.75 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Blowing Rock base rate 
area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each 
main station. 

Season Service 

Service for the season period of six months or less is furnished at the 
following monthly rates: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area: 

Individual 2-Party J^-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $5.63 $4.88 

Residence 3.75 $3.00 



76 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

B. Outside of the Area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together 
with established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual J^-Party Rural Multi- 
Line Line party Line 

Business $5.63 $3.75 

Residence 3.75 $3.00 3.00 

All exchange service charges are payable in advance for the full season 
period. The minimum charge is that for six months' service. Regular 
monthly rates as quoted in the Local Exchange Tariff apply for service re- 
tained for any period in excess of the season period. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 8th day of January, 1926. GlerTc. 

Docket No. 6377. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE ACQUISITION BY SOUTHERN BELL TELE- 
PHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY OF ALL OF THE TELEPHONE 
PROPERTY NOW OWNED AND OPERATED BY J. M. PETERSON, 
C. A. PETERSON, LYDIA HOLMON, A. G. STEWART, R. S. McCALL, B. C. 
BURGESS AND T. W. DEYTON, ALL OF THE TOWN OF SPRUCE PINE, 
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, AND S. P. HOUSER, OF THE TOWN 
OP LINCOLNTON, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, A COPARTNERSHIP 
DOING BUSINESS AS THE SPRUCE PINE TELEPHONE COMPANY. 

Order 

Whereas, application has been made to said Corporation Commission for 
its consent and approval of the sale of all of the telephone property of J. M. 
Peterson, C. A. Peterson, Lydia Holmon, A. G. Stewart, R. S. McCall, B. C. 
Burgess, T. W. Deyton and S. P. Houser, doing business as the Spruce Pine 
Telephone Company, located and situated within the counties of Mitchell 
and Avery, State of North Carolina, including their telephone exchange at 
Spruce Pine, North Carolina, to Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company, and for authority for the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company to charge for its telephone service the schedule of rates and charges 
hereinafter set forth. 

It is Ordered, That said sale of all of the telephone property, both ex- 
change and toll, owned and operated by said J. M. Peterson, C. A. Peterson, 
Lydia Holmon, A. G. Stewart, R. S. McCall, B. C. Burgess, T. W. Deyton and 
S. P. Houser, a copartnership doing business as the Spruce Pine Telephone 
Company, to the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, a cor- 
poration, be, and the same is hereby, consented to and approved. 

It is FiRTHER Ordered, That upon acquiring the legal title to the aforesaid 
property of J. M. Peterson, C. A. Peterson, Lydia Holmon, A. G. Stewart, R. S. 
McCall, B. C. Burgess, T. W. Deyton and S. P. Houser, the Southern Bell 
Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby authorized and shall have the 
right to charge for its exchange telephone service at the Spruce Pine, North 
Carolina, exchange the following schedule of rates, to wit: 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 77 



Exchange Rate Schedule 

A. Within the Base Rate Area; that is, a radial distance of one-half mile 
from the central office in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, flat rates are quoted 

as follows: 

Individual 2-Party .'i-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $S.50 $3.00 

Residence 2.25 1.75 

B. Outside the area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together with 
established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual J^Party Rural Multi- 
Line Line party Line 

Business $3.50 $2.25 

Residence 2.25 1.75 

Rural Multi-Party Line Service 

Rural multi-party line service shall be furnished at the monthly rates 
given above, provided the Company has existing pole routes available or pro- 
vided the subscriber will at his own expense construct and maintain a circuit 
to a pole route of the Company. 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Spruce Pine base rate area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.25 

Residence 1.75 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Spruce Pine Base Rate 
area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each 
main station. 

Except as otherwise provided, the rates and regulations contained in the 
General Exchange Tariff, filed with the North Carolina Corporation Commis- 
sion, are made a part of this Local Exchange Tariff. 

The rates specified above, with mileage charges when applicable, entitle 
subscribers to an unlimited number of messages to all stations bearing the 
designation of Spruce Pine Central Office. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 12th day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6380. 



ROGER MOORE'S SONS & COMPANY v. ATLANTIC COAST LINE 
RAILROAD COMPANY ET AL. 

Order 

The complainants in this case seek to have established the same commod- 
ity rates on hollow building brick between points in North Carolina as now 
authorized by this Commission to apply on common brick. Complainants 
allege hollow brick, which they manufacture and ship bear the same char- 



78 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

acteristics as ordinary common torick, except that the common hrick are two 
and one-quarter inch high while the hollow brick are four inches high. 
In all other respects' it is alleged the size of each class is identical as is 
also the weight and loading space, damage in transit, etc. It is also alleged 
that the hollow brick are used for the same general purposes as common 
brick, i.e., backing up or facing dependent upon class of building into which 
the two classes of brick go. The size of the hollow brick results in making 
1.000 hollow brick equal to 1,666 common brick laid in the building. It is 
admitted that while the cost of laying the hollow brick is slightly greater, 
that on account of the size there is a final saving in cost in the building 
of 20 to 30 per cent, or as stated by one contractor $4,000 per 1,000 as against 
common brick. 

The Cement Products Company of Wilmington, N. C, filed a written protest 
against the granting of the request of complainants upon the grounds that if 
the common brick rates are to be applied upon hollow building brick then the 
same rates should be accorded all types of hollow tile. 

Rates on all brick and clay products are now on a substantially uniform 
basis, state and interstate, throughout the South, resulting from a general 
revision of these rates about a year ago by the Interstate Commerce Com- 
mission, after an exhaustive investigation. The general basis of rates 
prescribed in that proceeding were found to be generally satisfactory to 
manufacturers' of brick in this State and were therefore adopted for intra- 
state application, making all such rates uniform. The general basis of rates 
then adopted applied one uniform mileage scale of rates on all brick and 
clay products, except that common brick were made 20 per cent less than 
the scale for other brick and clay products. This had the effect of reducing 
the rates on hollow brick, as the difference in favor of common brick, prior 
to that time, was greater than 20 per cent. These rates are now on a uni- 
form basis, and a further reduction in rates on hollow brick would create 
a discrimination as between state and interstate rates, and on a commodity 
rate adjustment that has been found to be generally satisfactory, though 
the carriers claim the rates are unreasonably low. 

We do not find there is any competitive necessity for creating this dis- 
crimination. The hollow brick now take the same rate as all other brick 
and clay products, except common brick, and from a competitive stand- 
point the 20 per cent higher rate than common brick, with which hollow 
brick competes, is more than equalized by the fact that 1,000 hollow brick 
equal in wall space 1,666 common brick. 

Upon these findings the complaint will be dismissed. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 19th day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6383. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 79 

IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RATES IN THE 
TOWN OP NEWLAND, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Obder 

Application having been made by the Southern Bell Telephone and Tele- 
graph Company to establish rates for its newly built exchange in the town 
of Newland, North Carolina, it is 

Ordeeed, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates in said town: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area, i.e., a radial distance of one-half mile 
from the Central Office, flat rates are quoted as follows: 

Individual 2-Party ^-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $3.50 $3.00 

Residence 2.25 1.75 

B. Outside the area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together with 
established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual 2-Party Rural Multi- 
Line Line Party Line 

Business $3.50 $2.25 

Residence 2.25 1.75 

Rural Multi-Party Line Service 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished, at the monthly rates given 
above, provided the Company has existing pole routes available or provided 
the subscriber will at his own expense construct and maintain a circuit to 
a pole route of the Company. 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Newland base rate area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.25 

Residence 1.75 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Newland base rate area 
a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each maiu 
station. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 23d day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6389. 



IN RE PETITION OP THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RURAL MULTI- 
PARTY LINE SERVICE ON ITS WAYNESVILLE EXCHANGE. 

Order 
The petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is 
made for the establishment of Rural Multi-Party line service within two 
miles of the Waynesville base rate area and inasmuch as this service does 



80 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

not now exist and it is the desire of the petitioner to get prospective sub- 
scribers to this preferred service, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner's request be granted and that said petitioner 
be authorized to charge the following monthly rates: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Waynesville base rate area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.50 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Waynesville base rate 
area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof applies to each 
main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 23d day of January, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6386. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS STATESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for au- 
thority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Stafesville 
Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now 
offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed 
service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a 
reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Statesville Base area rural 
multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $3.00 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Statesville Base rate area 
a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each main 
station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 12th day of February, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6386. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 81 

IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS STONY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Ordee 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for au- 
thority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Stony Point 
Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now offer 
to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed service 
will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a reasonable 
rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Stony Point Base Rate 
Area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates : 

Business $2.50 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Stony Point Base Rate 
Area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to 
each main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 12th day of February, 1926. Glerh. 

Docket No. 6386. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS TAYLORSVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for 
authority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Taylorsville 
Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now 
offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed 
service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at 
a reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Taylorsville Base Rate 
Area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates: 

Business $2.75 

Residence 2.00 



82 N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Taylorsville Base Rate 
Area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to eacli 
main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 12th day of February, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6386. 



IN RE APPLICATION OP THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS TROUTMANS, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Ordee 
Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for 
authority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Troutmans 
Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now 
offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed 
service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a 
reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Troutmans Base Rate 
Area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates: 

Business $3.00 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Troutmans Base Rate 
Area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to 
each main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 12th day of February, 192'6. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6386. 



CORPORATION COMMISSION v. ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD 
COMPANY, CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY, EAST CAROLINA RAIL- 
WAY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY. 

Order 
On complaint of the East Coast Fertilizer Company, of Wilmington, N. C, 
and the Farmville Oil & Fertilizer Company, of Farmville, N. C, concerning 
rates on fertilizer to Snow Hill, and stations on the Carolina Railroad, the 



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83 



Commission has investigated the subject and finds the carriers have in effect 
a rate on fertilizer of $3.15 per ton from Norfolk, Va., to Snow Hill, N. C, 
which it is stated was put in to compete with cross-country competition with 
P'armville, to which latter point the rate is also $3.15 per ton. At the same 
time the Commission finds the carriers have blanketed the Norfolk rate of 
$3.15 to stations on the East Carolina Railway, south of Farmville, to and 
including Hookerton. The rates to stations on the Carolina Railroad, other 
than Snow Hill, are made certain arbitraries higher than the Norfolk- 
Kinston rate. A hearing in the matter was held at Raleigh, February 24, 1926. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that on account of the 
action of the carriers in putting in arbitrary rates from Norfolk to stations 
on these two short lines, namely, the Carolina Railroad and East Carolina 
Railway (south of Farmville), it is necessary that arbitrary rates also be 
made from fertilizer shipping points within the State which have been 
placed at a disadvantage by the action of the carriers above described': 

It is Therefore Ordered, That the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, 
the Carolina Railroad Company, the East Carolina Railway and the Norfolk 
Southern Railroad Company be, and they are hereby ordered, and directed, 
to put in force March 1, 1926, rates on fertilizer, carload 30,000 pounds 
minimum, per ton of 2,000 pounds, from and to points named below as 
follows: 







IN CENTS PER TON, 2,000 POUNDS 






Carolina R. R. Stations 


Wilmington 

Navassa 


Acme 


New Bern 


Wilson 


Farmville 


Greenville 


Washington 


Kinston 
















Hull Road . . 


384 
404 
404 
404 
404 
414 
326 


395 
415 
415 
415 
415 
425 
337 


234.2 
261.4 
261.4 
261.4 
261.4 
279.0 
202.0 


301.7 
328.9 
328.9 
328 .9 
328.9 
346.5 
259.0 


293 5 
320.6 
320.6 
320.6 
320.6 
324.0 
236.0 


266 
286 
286 
286 
286 
296 
208 


268.0 


Pools 


295.2 




295.2 




295.2 


Glenfield-.- . 


295.2 




312.8 


Snow Hill 


247.0 






East Carolina Railway 

Stations: 




Farmville 




Greeneco 


327 
327 
327 
327 
327 
327 


338 
338 
338 
338 
338 
338 




Bynums 




Patrick's Siding 




Maury 

















By order of the Commission: 
This 24th day of February, 1926. 
Docket No. 6394. 



R. 0. Self, 

Cleric. 



84 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

J. B. WHITE, W. M. ANDERSON AND J. L. SELLERS, INDIVIDUALLY 
AND AS BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CLAY COUNTY, 
NORTH CAROLINA, FOR THEMSELVES AND ALL OTHER CITIZENS 
AND TAXPAYERS OF CLAY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA; AND, J. W. 
LEDFORD, J. N. ELLIOTT, C. A. BROWN, P. H. PALMER AND J. W. 
PORTER, FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHER CITIZENS AND TAX- 
PAYERS OF VALLEYTOWN TOWNSHIP, CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTH 
CAROLINA V. CAROLINA AND GEORGIA RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order Requiring the CAROfLiNA and Georgia Railway Company to Assume 
Obligation of a Common Carrier and to Publish Reasonable Rates for 
Transportation of Freight. 

COUNSEL 

Petitioners: Mr. Marshall W. Bell, Murphy, N. C. 

Mr. J. B. Gray, Hayesville, N. C. 

Mr. 0. L. Anderson, Hayesville, N. C. 

Mr. E. H. Tillett, Andrews, N. C. 
Respondent: Mr. James G. Mereimon, Asheville, N. C. 

The purpose of the complaint in this proceeding is to require the Carolina 
and Georgia Railway Company to assume the obligations of a common 
carrier and to publish reasonable rates for transportation of freight. 

Hearing upon the complaint was had at Andrews, North Carolina, on 
March 9, 1926, and at Asheville, North Carolina, on March 11, 1926. The 
evidence presented reviews the history of effort and sacrifice that has been 
made to provide railroad facilities for Clay County and Valleytown Town- 
ship, Cherokee County. The County of Clay and Valleytown Township in 
Cherokee County, acting under authority of law, issued one hundred sixty 
thousand dollars of bonds for the construction of a railroad from Hayes- 
ville, the county seat of Clay County, to Andrews on the Southern Railway 
After the proceeds of this sale of bonds had been spent and an additional 
indebtedness of nine thousand two hundred dollars had been incurred, it 
was found that they were not able to complete the project, these expendi- 
tures having covered rights of way, grading, and placement of ties on a 
part of the road bed. The enterprise stood in this shape for some time 
and until bushes had grown up in the road bed, when finally a sale of 
the property was made to John C. Arbogast and S. F. Chapman, the entire 
property being sold to them for consideration of nine thousand two hundred 
dollars, the sum of indebtedness incurred beyond the proceeds of the sale 
of one hundred sixty thousand dollars of bonds, and upon contract by the 
purchasers to complete the property. The purchasers took over the property 
under the name of the Carolina and Georgia Railway Company and issued 
two hundred thousand dollars of bonds to complete the construction and 
equipment for operation. Not being able to market the bonds otherwise, 
the purchasers of the road, Messrs. Arbogast and Chapman, themselves pur- 
chased one hundred thirty-five thousand dollars of these bonds and borrowed 
money on the others and in this way furnished the money to complete fhe 
road. Rail was leased from the Southern Railway and the rail was laid 
from Andrews to Hayesville, a distance of 24.84 miles in October, 192(T. Since 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 85 

that date the purchasers have maintained some character of operation of 
the property, operating a freight train over it and handling such products 
of freight as were offered to it under the rates which it charges for this 
service. No depots or depot agencies have been maintained at any point 
on the line, all the billing of freight and the collection of charges being 
handled by the conductor on the freight train. 

The purchasers, the owners of the property, however, have not at any 
time thought that the financing, construction and equipment of the property 
had been completed to an extent which would justify them in assuming 
all the obligations of a common carrier. We have no difficulty in finding 
that the Carolina and Georgia Railway Company should be found to be a 
common carrier. It has been, and is, operating a railroad of approximately 
twenty-five miles in length with operation of a freight train handling such 
commodities as are offered to it for transportation; and, while they h^ve 
been reluctant to assume all the obligations and responsibilities that adhere 
in common carrier service, we are of the opinion — after hearing all the 
facts presented — that the principal cause of complaint will be removed 
by establishing their status as a common carrier; and, also, that while 
common carrier service imposes additional burdens and obligations, that 
such additional burdens and obligations will be more than met by the 
additional advantages that will accrue to the defendant company as well 
as to the complainants by its assumption of full common carrier responsi- 
bility. On the one hand the evidence shows that for the five years of 
operation its total operating expenses have been slightly in excess of its 
total revenue receipts, without including any payment whatever of interest 
on its bonded indebtedness of two hundred thousand dollars used in equip- 
ping the property; on the other hand, the rates charged for transportation 
have not been such as could' be expected to develop such a volume of traffic 
as would make it a profitable enterprise. 

Substantially all the traffic handled over this road is what may be 
termed through traffic; which is to say, traffic having either its origin or 
destination at some point beyond its connection with the Southern Railway 
at Andrews, North Carolina. Under its method of operation up to the 
present time, the freight charges on this traffic have been made up of the 
full rate of the connecting line to or from Andrews, North Carolina, plus 
the full rate charged by the Carolina and Georgia Railway for its service 
and this full combination of rates makes a total charge that would be con- 
sidered unreasonable as a through rate and in many cases represents such 
a large proportion of the total value of the commodities handled as to 
discourage the development of traffic over this line. In fact, the evidence* 
shows that considerable quantities of such heavy commodities as cross-ties 
and other forest products are handled by truck from the terminus of this 
road at Hayesville to Murphy, North Carolina, for direct delivery either 
to the Southern Railway or the Louisville and Nashville. The full assump- 
tion of a common carrier status by the Carolina and Georgia Railway and 
the publication by it in legal form of freight tariff covering its rates and 
charges would automatically result in a substantially lower basis of through 
rates between points on the Carolina and Georgia Railway and all points 
in North Carolina; in that, upon the publication of such tariff all through 



S6 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

rates would be computed by combining the local rate of the Carolina and 
Georgia Railway with seventy-five per cent of the rate of the connecting 
system line instead of as at the present time adding the full rate of the 
connecting system line. This would at once establish a much more reason- 
able basis of rates between points on the Carolina and Georgia Railway and 
all other points in North Carolina and would make the use of this line 
much more attractive to all shippers on its line in reaching other points 
in this State, as practically the toal business originating on the line is 
joint-haul traffic. 

The Corporation Commission is without authority to prescribe a basis of 
through interstate rates, but we assume that the establishment of a common 
carrier status by the Carolina and Georgia Railway and the publication 
in legal form of a freight tariff covering its rates would result in the 
extension to the Carolina and Georgia Railway of what has come to be 
pretty general practice on the part of system railway lines in relation to 
short line connections of establishing through interstate rates in connection 
with such lines on a reasonable basis, generally less than full combination 
of rates. 

The 24.84 miles of line of the Carolina and Georgia Railway, extending 
from Andrews, on the Southern, to Hayesville, the county seat of Clay 
County, is the only railway line that touches Clay County. The timber 
resources of this county that can be served by this line of railroad are of 
immense volume because of the fact that there have been no railroad facili- 
ties for transporting forest products to market and the bulk of its forest 
area is still uncut. The operation of this railroad line over a period of 
five years has fallen a little short of meeting its bare operating expenses. 
It seems clear to us that the establishment of reasonable joint through rates 
over this line of railroad would be greatly beneficial to shippers in the 
territory served by it and would also result in developing such volume of 
business as would enable it to earn some profit. 

There is no issue before us on this complaint with relation to establish- 
ment of depot facilities or agencies, the simple purpose of the complain- 
ants being to secure the establishment of a reasonable basis of rates for 
handling their commodities which consist principally of forest products. 
We believe, however, that it would be advantageous to the carrier as well 
as to its patrons to establish a depot and agency at the terminus of its 
line at Hayesville and that this would be very helpful in the handling of 
its business and in the development of additional traffic which is very much 
needed by the carrier. 

In consideration of the facts presented, we find that the Carolina and 
Georgia Railway Company owes the obligations of a common carrier; and, 
it is 

Ordered, That the Carolina and Georgia Railway Company publish and 
file with the Corporation Commission a tariff of freight charges no higher 
than the schedule of local charges submitted by it at the hearing, the said 
tariff to become effective by its own terms on and after April 15, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 18th day of March, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6397. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 87 

J. B. WHITE, W. M. ANDERSON AND J. L. SELLERS, INDIVIDUALLY 
AND AS BOARD OP COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CLAY COUNTY, 
NORTH CAROLINA, FOR THEMSELVES AND ALL OTHER CITIZENS 
AND TAXPAYERS OF CLAY COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA; AND, J. W. 
LEDFORD, J. N. ELLIOTT, C. A. BROWN, P. H. PALMER AND J. W. 
PORTER, FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHER CITIZENS AND TAX- 
PAYERS OF VALLEYTOWN TOWNSHIP, CHEROKEE COUNTY, NORTH 
CAROLINA, V. CAROLINA AND GEORGIA RAILWAY COMPANY. 

Order Postponing Effective Date of Order of March 18, 1926 

For good cause shown, the provisions of order of the Commission in the 
above entitled matter, dated March 18, 1926, requiring the Carolina and 
Georgia Railway Company to publish and file tariff with this Commission 
to become effective April 15, 1926, is hereby postponed to become effective 
May 1, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 14th day of April, 1926. . Clerk. 

Docket No. 6397. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF WEAVERVILLE ELEC- 
TRIC AND TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN TELEPHONE 
RATES IN THE TOWN OF WEAVERVILLE. 

Order 

This is a petition of the Wfeaverville Electric and Telephone Company 
for increase in rates in the Town of Weaverville and was filed originally 
on January 6, 1926, but was returned to the petitioner for the purpose 
of taking the matter up with the Board of Aldermen of the Town of 
Weaverville in order to forego the necessity for the local people attending 
a hearing in Raleigh. The application has been returned with the approval 
of the petition by the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Weaverville; there- 
fore, it is 

Ordered, That the Weaverville Electric and Telephone Company be, and 
is hereby authorized to charge monthly rental rates for telephone service 
on its Weaverville exchange, effective April 1, 1926, as follows: 

1-Party 2-Party Jf.-Party 

Business $3.50 $3.00 $2.50 

Residence 2.25 2.00 1.75 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 20th day of March, 1927. Cleric. 

Docket No. 6379. 



so N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

IN RE PETITION OF SUBSCRIBERS OF THE PINEVILLE EXCHANGE, 
OPERATED BY THE FORT MILL TELEPHONE EXCHANGE, S. L. 
MEACHAM, PROPRIETOR, FORT MILL, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR IN- 
CREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES IN THE TOWN OF PINEVILLE, 
NORTH CAROLINA, IN RETURN FOR TWENTY-FOUR HOUR SERVICE. 

Order 

There are fifty-four local subscribers in the Town of Pineville who have 
signed a petition requesting the increase in rate in return for twenty-four 
hour service. For the reason that the subscribers have petitioned for this 
change, we are not going into the merits of the request but merely granting 
same upon request, as it appears that the subscribers have made the ar- 
rangement with the telephone company and are satisfied with the proposed 
rates if they can get good, continuous service; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That Mr. S. L. Meacham, Proprietor of the Pineville Exchange, 
be, and is hereby, authorized to charge for telephone rental service on his 
Pineville Exchange, effective April 1, 1926, the following rates: 

Class of Service Monthly Rate 

Business, 1-party $3.00 

Business, 2-party 2.50 

Business, multi-party 2.50 

Residence, 1-party 2.00 

Residence, 2-party 1.75 

Residence, 4-party 1.50 

Residence, multi-party 2.00 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 20th day of March, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6399. 



IN RE PETITION OF S. C. QUEEN, WILL NICHOLSON, AND LAMBERT 
MELTON V. JACKSON COUNTY BUS LINE, INC. 

Order 

This is a petition in which S. C. Queen, Will Nicholson and Lambert 
Melton complain that the service rendered by the Jackson County Bus Line, 
Incorporated, between Sylva and Rich Mountain over Highway No. 106 is 
in violation of the certificate rights granted by the Corporation Commission 
under Chapter 50, Public Laws of 1925, and ask that the respondent's license 
certificate therefor be revoked. 

The case was set for hearing, and heard by the Commission, in Sylva on 
March 10, 1926, both petitioners and respondent being represented by coun- 
sel. It developed at the hearing that the above-named petitioners operate 
in this vicinity automobiles for hire under the license tax provided in 
Section 61, Chapter 101, Public Laws of 1925, known as the Revenue Act, 
and it further appeared that considerable competition has existed between 
this class of operators and the Jackson County Bus Line, Incorporated. 

The principal complaint of the petitioners is that the respondent violated 
its authority under the law by failure to operate its schedule for a con- 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 89 

siderable period of time during the winter months. It was admitted that 
a part of its schedules were not made during the last few days of December 
and that its schedules were abandoned entirely during the month of January 
and the first few days in February. It was shown by abundant proof, 
however, that the condition of part of the road over which it operates was 
in such condition during this period that it was physically impossible to 
operate its cars over it during this period. The operation is over a dirt 
road, a part of which has no gravel surface, and the rains and succeeding 
freezes and thaws made this part of the road impassable during this period 
for the type of equipment operated by this company. 

A carrier should be required to furnish such service as will meet the 
reasonable requirements of public necessity and as may be reasonably fur- 
nished under existing conditions. It appears that the respondent company 
restored its regular schedule service as soon as the road conditions would 
permit the operation of this service and that regular schedules are now 
being maintained. 

The petition will be dismissed. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

This 26th day of March, 1926. ClerTc. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN RAILWAY 
COMPANY FOR AN ORDER OF THE CORPORATION COMMISSION OF 
NORTH CAROLINA, APPROVING THE CONDEMNATION OF CERTAIN 
LANDS OP ELIZABETH B. HENDERSON, ELIZABETH HENDERSON 
COTTEN, MARY F. HENDERSON, JOHN S. HENDERSON AND WIFE, 
RUTH KING HENDERSON, ARCHIBALD HENDERSON AND WIFE, 
M. C. HENDERSON, SITUATE IN THE CITY OF SALISBURY, NORTH 
CAROLINA. 

Order 

This cause coming on to be heard upon the petition of the Southern 
Railway Company for an order approving the condemnation of certain 
lands of Elizabeth B. Henderson, Elizabeth Henderson Gotten, Mary P. Hen- 
derson and John S. Henderson and wife, Ruth King Henderson, and Archi- 
bald Henderson and wife, M. C. Henderson, situate in the City of Salisbury, 
North Carolina, and it appearing to the Commission that the petitioner is 
a common carrier of freight and passengers for hire in the State of North 
Carolina and possesses and enjoys the right of eminent domain and it 
further appearing that the condemnation of said lands is necessary in order 
that the petitioner may construct, maintain and operate an additional or 
double line of railway from Salisbury to Majolica, in the county of Rowan, 
and State of North Carolina, a distance of approximately six (6) miles and 
that the construction of the said additional or double line of railway will 
be of benefit to the traveling public and shippers and consignees of the 
State of North Carolina and will enable the petitioner to move with greater 
dispatch and facility its passengers and freight and it further appearing 
that the petitioner has been unable to acquire by contract or agreement 
with the owners thereof the said tract of land, 



90 N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 

It is therefore on motion of Linn & Linn, attorneys for tlie Southern 
Railway Company, 

Ordered and Adjudged, That the condemnation of the aforesaid lands by 

the said Southern Railway Company be and the same is hereby approved. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 31st day of March, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6401. 



PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TELEPHONE SERVICE 
AND RATES AT LAKE JUNALUSKA, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

This is a petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 
to establish telephone service at Lake Junaluska, a summer resort on the 
Southern Railway two miles east of Waynesville, North Carolina. 

The Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company has a service known 
as multi-party rural line service which probably could have served this 
resort at a very much less rate than that filed by the petitioner, but it 
appears that many of those desiring service at Lake Junaluska prefer in- 
dividual line service to multiiparty service. 

A seasonal rate is always more expensive than a yearly rate for the 
reason that the facilities have to be taken out or are out of commission 
a portion of the year. The custom of making seasonal rates approximately 
three-fourths of the annual total rates is practiced all over the country 
by commissions and rate-making bodies; but petitioner states that because 
of the short season at Lake Junaluska, it is willing to base the seasonal 
rate upon one-half the yearly total rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petition be granted and that petitioner be, and is 
hereby, authorized to charge the following rates at Lake Junaluska. 

Seasonal Service and Annual Service 

Three Each 12 Mo. Term 

Months Additional Rate per 

Term Month Month 

Business Individual Line $41.00 $6.84 $6.84 

Business Four-Party Line 20.00 3.34 3.34 

Residence Individual Line 33.50 5.67 5.67 

Residence Four-Party Line 15.50 2.58 2.58 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 1st day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6402. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 91 

IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS GIBSON, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for 
authority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Gibson 
Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now 
offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed 
service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a 
reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Gibson Base Rate Area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.25 

Residence 1.75 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Gibson Base Rate Area 
a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each main 
siation. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 1st day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6403. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS HAMLET, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for au- 
thority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Hamlet Ex- 
change is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now offer 
to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed service 
will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a reason- 
able rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Hamlet Base Rate Area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.75 

Residence 2.00 



92 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Hamlet base rate area a 
mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each main 
station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished and 
maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 1st day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6403. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS LAURINBURG, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 

Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for 
authority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Laurin- 
burg Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not 
now offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the pro- 
posed service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service 
at a reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Laurinburg Base Rate 
Area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates : 

Business $2.75 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Laurinburg Base Rate 
Area a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each 
main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 1st day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6403. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY TO ESTABLISH RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
SERVICE ON ITS ROCKINGHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, EXCHANGE. 

Order 
Petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for au- 
thority to establish rural multi-party telephone service on its Rockingham 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 93 

Exchange is received, and it appearing that the petitioner does not now 
offer to the public such service; and it further appearing that the proposed 
service will greatly aid rural communities to obtain telephone service at a 
reasonable rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to charge the following 
rates on said exchange: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Rockingham Base Rate 
Area rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly 
rates : 

Business $2.75 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Rockingham base rate area 
a mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each main 
station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished 
and maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 1st day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6403. 



PETITION OP THE WESTERN CAROLINA TELEPHONE COMPANY FOR 
THE ESTABLISHMENT OP SEASONAL RATES AT FRANKLIN, 
NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

This is a petition of the Western Carolina Telephone Company, of Frank- 
lin, N. C, to establish seasonal rates for telephone service at Franklin, N. C. 

A seasonal rate is always more expensive than a yearly rate for the 
-reason that the facilities have to be taken out or are out of commission a 
portion of the year. The custom of making seasonal rates approximately 
three-fourths of the annual total rates is practiced all over the country, by 
commissions and rate making bodies; but petitioner states that because of 
the short season at Franklin, it is willing to base the seasonal rate upon 
one-half the yearly total rate; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petition be granted and that petitioner be, and is hereby, 
authorized to charge the following rates within the base rate area at 
Franklin : 

Seasonal Service^ — Payable in Advance 

Three Each 

Months Additional 

Term Month 

Business Individual Line $21.00 $3.50 

Business Two-party Line 18.00 3.00 

Residence Individual Line 13.50 2.25 

Residence Four-party Line 12.00 2.00 



94 N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 

Outside the base rate area and within the territory regularly served by- 
primary classes of service, the following rates, plus authorized extra mile- 
age charges, shall apply: 

Seasonal Service 
(Payable in advance) 

TTiree Each 

Months Additional 

Term Month 

Business Individual Line $21.00 $3.50 

Business Multi-pariy Line 18.00 3,00 

Residence Individual Line 13.50 2.25 

Residence Multi-party Line 12.00 2.00 

By order of the Commission : R. 0. Self, 

This 8th day of April, 1926. Cleric, 
Docket No. 6405. 



IN RE PETITION OF PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COM- 
PANY FOR INCREASE IN RATES UPON THE INSTALLATION OF 
COMMON BATTERY TELEPHONE SYSTEM IN THE TOWN OF 
SHELBY. 

Order 
Upon the application of Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company it 
appears that said company executed an agreement on June 9, 1919, with the 
Town of Shelby relative to installation by the said Telephone Company in 
said town of a common battery telephone system, the agreement being that 
when said common battery system was installed and the number of telephones 
installed on said exchange exceeded one thousand that the telephone com- 
pany could increase its rates according to the schedule set forth in the agree- 
ment. 

Now comes the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town of Shelby and 
by resolution, duly certified, in a regular meeting of the said board, March 31, 
1926, does state that the number of telephones now in service on the said 
Shelby Ebcchange of the petitioner does exceed the number of one thou- 
sand and conforming to the stipulations of agreement gives approval to the 
proposed schedule of rates on the Shelby exchange, so as to extend to the 
local subscribers of said service within the corporate limits of Greater Shelby 
said proposed rates; therefore it is 

Ordered, That the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company be, and 
the same is hereby, authorized to charge for rental service on its Shelby 
exchange the following monthly rates, effective May 1, 1926: 

Unlimited Special Line Business Stations ....$4.00 per month 

Unlimited Duplex Line Business Stations 3.50 per month 

Unlimited Harmonic Line Business Stations 3.00 per month 

Unlimited Duplex Line Business Stations 2.50 per month 

Unlimited Duplex Line Residence Stations 2.00 per month 

Unlimited Harmonic Line Residence Stations 1.75 per month 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 14th day of April, 1926. Clerk, 

Docket No. 6406. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 95 

SOUTHERN CANNING AND PACKING COMPANY v. ABERDEEN AND 
ROCKFISH RAILROAD COMPANY, ATLANTIC AND WESTERN RAIL- 
ROAD COMPANY, ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY, 
ATLANTIC AND YADKIN RAILWAY COMPANY (A. E. Smith and J. V/. 
Fry, Receivers), LAURINBURG AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD COM- 
PANY, CAROLINA AND NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, 
CLINCHFIELD RAILROAD, MOORE CENTRAL RAILROAD, NORFOLK 
AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAIL- 
ROAD COMPANY, SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, WINSTON- 
SALEM SOUTHBOUND RAILWAY. 

Order 

Complainants in this case have established a new industry in the City of 
Wilmington, N. C, namely, that of packing fruits in cold packages, and are 
asking the Corporation Commission to establish rates on peaches and straw- 
berries in carloads from the fruit producing territory to Wilmington, where 
the fruit is to be cold packed, or put up in packages and reshipped. 

A hearing was held in Raleigh, April 23, 1926. Complainants distinctly 
disavowed any desire for establishment of rates to apply on fruit in com- 
petition with rates on fruit for local consumption or resale. They stated 
it is their purpose to buy fruit, for manufacturing into the cold packing 
state at Wilmington, which would usually go to waste from either not being 
gathered at all, or that which is usually found to be unfit for other than 
manufacturing purposes. 

Carriers in responding to contentions of complainants stated that while 
they desire to encourage this industry in every reasonable way they were 
not in position to accord these commodities, viz., peaches and strawberries, 
any reduction from the regular local rates as they feel that should any con- 
cession be made it might eventually involve the extension of such concessions 
to other fruits and vegetables. The carriers, moreover, undertook to show 
the present local charges would not be unreasonable and would enable the 
Southern Canning and Packing Company to do business freely. 

It appears to the Commission from the evidence that there is produced in 
both the berry and peach belts of the State fruit which often goes to waste 
because of inferiority either in the fruit as to grade, or for other reasons 
which make it exceedingly desirable not only from the standpoint of the 
producer, or shipper, but also from the standpoint of the carrier to have an 
arrangement such as is now proposed to be established by the Southern 
Canning and Packing Company whereby such fruit may be saved or pre- 
served and eventually reach consuming centers at some profit to all par- 
ties concerned. However, it also appears that in order that the Southern 
Packing and Canning Company be enabled to handle these undergrade prod- 
ucts it is necessary that there be some reduction in rates on this class of 
fruit into the packing point and commodity rates outbound to final desti- 
nation, and we are informed that the carriers have voluntarily established 
satisfactory outbound rates. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, the present local rates 
on peaches and strawberries, carloads, will prohibit the successful handling 
of inbound peaches and strawberries for the purpose as referred to above. 



96 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

and that it will be advantageous to all concerned to have rates established 
which will enable the saving of undergrade fruit in line with the spirit of 
rates, now in effect particularly on the Southern Railway, applying on cull 
and windfall apples for manufacturing into vinegar, etc. 

Our Exception Sheet now provides for the sixth class rating on black- 
berries and dewberries for manufacturing purposes, carload, 24,000 pounds 
minimum, and it appears reasonable that peaches and strawberries should 
be accorded like rating. 

It is Ordered, That the carriers named above and all other carriers by rail 
within the State be and they are hereby ordered and directed to put in force 
on or before May 8, 1926, the sixth class rating applicable on blackberries, 
dewberries, peaches and strawberries, owner's risk, for manufacturing or 
cold packing purposes, in straight or mixed carloads, 24,000 pounds minimum, 
between points in North Carolina. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 27th day of April, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6411. 



J. J. THAXTON, AND OTHER CITIZENS, PROPERTY OWNERS AND TAX 
PAYERS OP CLUB BOULEVARD SECTION AND VICINITY v. DURHAM 
PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION. 

Order 

This cause was instituted by petition filed by J. J. Thaxton, and other 
citizens, property owners and tax payers of Club Boulevard section and 
vicinity of the City of Durham, petitioners, against the respondent, Durham 
Public Service Corporation, on April 11, 1925. Answer of the respondent 
was duly filed on April 27, 1925. The petitioners ask for the re- 
establishment of street car service along Club Boulevard in the City of Dur- 
ham, and base their request for the reestablishment of said service upon (1) 
contract made and entered into between West End Land Company and the 
Durham Traction Company, which is now the Durham Public Service Com< 
pany, whereby the Durham Traction Company, now the Durham Public Serv- 
ice Company, was to construct a street car line along Club Boulevard and 
maintain thereon a schedule of street car service, in consideration of a 
certain amount of stock of the West End Land Company and (2) upon gen- 
eral public service, necessity and convenience. 

A hearing was duly had, at which time evidence in support of the petition 
was introduced by the petitioners and others, tax payers of Club Boulevard 
section, and in answer to the contentions and in support of the answer by the 
respondent, Durham Public Service Company. 

Upon a consideration of the petition and answer and the evidence intro- 
duced at the hearing, the Commission concludes: 

First. The Corporation Commission is without authority to enforce the 
obligations imposed by the contract. The contract entered into between 
the West End Land Company and the Durham Traction Company, now the 
Durham Public Service Company, is one of the causes upon which the peti- 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 97 

tioners base their request that the Durham Public Service Company be re- 
quired to reinstate and maintain a street car service along Club Boulevard. 
The terms of the contract are not set out in either the petition or answer, but 
insofar as the contract may be applicable to the situation and insofar 
as the same may regulate the rights and duties of the respective parties, the 
terms of the contract control and the Commission is without authority or 
jurisdiction in the matter. 

Second. That upon the hearing of the evidence and a consideration of 
this cause upon the merits, as' shown by the evidence, sufficient demand, 
necessity and public convenience is not shown to warrant the Commission 
requiring the re-institution of the street car service along Club Boulevard, 
as petitioned for by the petitioners herein, especially in view of the trans- 
portation service now being furnished by the respondent. 

Third. That pending the determination of this cause by the Corporation 
Commission and on the 6th day of October, 1925, the City of Durham, which 
is not a party to this cause, either as petitioner or an interpleader, by due 
authority adopted an ordinance by which provision was made for the opera- 
tion of bus service in lieu of street car service upon certain streets and in 
certain sections of the City of Durham, upon compliance with certain rules 
and regulations enacted by properly constituted authority of the City of 
Durham and pursuant to said ordinance and upon compliance with the rules 
and regulations by the Durham Public Service Company, permit was duly 
issued to the Durham Public Service Company authorizing it to operate a 
bus service along Club Boulevard, in lieu of the street car service formerly 
operated by said respondent along said Club Boulevard. 

It is therefore, upon said conclusions, ordered that this cause be, and the 
same is, hereby dismissed. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 6th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6278. 



R. C. BE'LK SAND COMPANY v. SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY COM- 
PANY, AND OTHER COMMON CARRIERS BY RAIL WITHIN THE 
STATE. 

Order 

This complaint alleges rates on moulding sand in carloads from Mount 
Holly, N. C, to North Carolina destinations are unreasonable as compared 
v/ith rates on common sand. A hearing in the matter was held in Raleigh, 
April 23, 1926. 

The Commission has never prescribed rates for general use on moulding 
sand, in fact it has heretofore been understood there was no moulding sand 
produced in the State. Some months ago upon application of the Seaboard 
Air Line Railway, containing information that shippers on their lines had 
agreed that moulding sand rates might be somewhat higher than rates on 
common sand, the Commission approved the application, subject to reviewal 
upon complaint. As a result the Seaboard Air Line Railway issued rates 



98 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

on moulding sand, carload, made one, hundred fifty (150%) per cent of 
common sand rates from Mount Holly, N. C, to certain North Carolina desti- 
nations in their I. C. C. No. A-7117. 

It now appears that complainants have had their sand tested and the fact 
established that they have moulding sand for shipment and the Commission 
is now called upon to fix basis for rates on this class of sand for state-wide 
application. Complainants show by testimony that their moulding sand is 
sold principally to foundries and the price is $1.50 per ton, F. 0. B. cars, 
Mount Holly. It is necessary to use box car equipment for shipping to 
protect the sand from rain and cinders. Common sand rates are asked for 
to apply on this moulding sand upon the grounds that moulding sand sells 
for no more than gravel and crushed stone, both of which commodities move 
on the same rates as common sand. 

The carriers contend that moulding sand has always been considered a 
higher class commodity than paving materials', that the Interstate Commerce 
Commission in all decisions has recognized this, and has always rated this 
commodity higher than other sand between interstate points. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that rates on moulding 
sand in effect from Mount Holly to North Carolina points, as shown in S. A. L. 
Railway I. C. C. No. A-7117 are unreasonably high when compared with 
rates on other low grade heavy commodities such as stone and sand, which 
have so near the same transportation characteristics; however, there is 
one feature entering into the handling of moulding sand which differentiates 
this class of sand from the other low grade commodities, viz: that of pro- 
tection against weather and cinders, necessitating the use of closed equipment 
instead of open top equipment as in the case of other commodities named. 
This feature, it appears to the Commission, is sufficient to make some dif- 
ference in the freight charges. 

It is Ordered, That ail common carriers by rail within the State be, and 
they are hereby ordered and directed to put in force and effect May 25, 1926, 
rates on moulding sand, carload, from Mount Holly to all points within the 
State rates made twenty (20%) per cent higher than current rates on com- 
mon sand, carload, and carriers will be expected to apply this basis for other 
rates on moulding sand when and if called upon to establish rates in future. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 12th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6414. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RURAL MULTI- 
PARTY LINE SERVICE AT ITS CANTON EXCHANGE. 

Order 

The petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is 
made for the establishment of Rural Multi-party service within two miles 
of the Canton base rate area and inasmuch as this service does not now 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 99 

exist and it is the desire of the petitioner to get prospective subscribers to 
this preferred service, it is 

Orderdu, That the petitioner's request be granted and that said petitioner 
be authorized to charge the following monthly rates. 

"Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Canton base rate area 
rural multi-party service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $2.25 

Residence 1.75 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Canton base rate area a 
mileage charge of 25c per mile, or fraction thereof applies to each main 
station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished and 
maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 21st day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6417. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RURAL MULTI-PARTY 
LINE SERVICE AT ITS NORTH CAROLINA EXCHANGES. 

Order 

The petition of the Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company is made 
for the establishment of Rural Multi-Party Line service within two miles of 
the base rate area of certain of its exchanges in North Carolina, as listed 
below, and inasmuch as this service does not now exist and it is the desire 
of the petitioner to get prospective subscribers to this preferred service, it is 
Ordered, That the petitioner's request be granted and that said petitioner 
be authorized to charge the following monthly rates: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the base rate area of certain 
of its exchanges in North Carolina, as listed below, rural multi-party line 
service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business Residence 

Rocky Mount $3.50 $2.50 

Wilson 3.50 2.50 

Fayetteville 3.00 2.00 

New Bern 3.00 2.00 

Kinston 3.00 2.00 

Washington 3.00 2.00 

Henderson 3.00 2.00 

Greenville 3.00 2.00 

Tarboro 2.75 2.00 

Dunn 2.75 2.00 

Oxford 2.50 2.00 

Smithfield 2.25 1.75 

Weldon 2 25 1.75 



100 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Clinton $2.25 $1.75 

Roanoke Rodipds 2.25 1.75 

Louisburg 2.25 1.75 

Enfield 2.25 ' 1.75 

Warrenton - 2.25 1.75 

Maxton 2.25 1.75 

Scotland Neck 2.25 1.75 

Morehead City 2.25 1.75 

William;ston 2.25 1.75 

Farmville 2.25 1.75 

Littleton 2.25 1.75 

Raeford 2.25 1.75 

Ayden 2.25 1.75 

Benson 2.25 1.75 

Nashville 2.25 1.75 

Red Springs 2.25 1.75 

Wake Forest 2.25 1.75 

Beaufort - 2.25 1.75 

Spring Hope 2.25 1.75 

LaGrange 2.25 1.75 

Elm City 2.25 1.75 

Franklinton 2.25 1.75 

Plymouth 2.25 1.75 

Lillington 2.25 1.75 

Whitakers 2.25 1.50 

Norlina 2.25 1.50 

Kenly 2.25 1.50 

Macon 2.25 1.50 

Pinetops 2.25 1.50 

Jackson 2.25 1.50 

Youngsville 2.25 1.50 

Ahoskie 2.25 1.50 

Windsor 2.25 1.50 

Aulander 2.25 1.50 

Winton 2.25 1.50 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the base rate area of the ex- 
changes listed above, a mileage charge of 25 cents per mile, or fraction 
thereof applies to each main station. 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits 
thereon for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished and 
maintained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 21st day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6418. 



IN RE APPLICATION FOR RATES IN TOWN OF LINCOLNTON ON 
PHONES OF PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY. 

Okder 

It being made to appear to the Corporation Commission of the State of 
North Carolina, upon duly certified copy of resolution adopted by the Board 
of Aldermen of the Town of Lincolnton, North Carolina, on May 18, 1926, 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 101 

that an agreement has' been made by the said Town of Lincolnton, as to the 
rates to be charged by the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company on 
phones installed within said Town; 

And it further appearing that the rates fixed by said resolution are as 
hereinafter set out and ordered by the Commission, now, therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the rates to be charged by the Piedmont Telephone and 
Telegraph Company for phones installed within the Town of Lincolnton, 
North Carolina, be, and the same are hereby, fixed as follows: 

Unlimited Special Line Business Stations $4.00 per month 

Unlimited Duplex Line Business Stations 3.50 per month 

Unlimited Special Line Residence Stations 2.50 per month 

Unlimited Duplex Line Residence Stations 2.00 per month 

Effective June 1, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: . R. O. Self, 

This 25th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6420. 



IN THE MATTER OP HALIFAX LUMBER COMPANY, PETITION FOR 
LICENSE TO ACT AS A LIMITED COMMON CARRIER, TO HANDLE 
FREIGHT AND PASSENGERS, SUPERSEDING LICENSE HERETO- 
FORE GRANTED THE HOLLISTER LUMBER COMPANY. 

Order 

This is a petition of the Halifax Lumber Company, a corporation duly 
organized and operating in the State of North Carolina, having succeeded 
to the property heretofore owned by the Hollister Lumber Company, in- 
cluding the standard gauge steam railroad extending from Vaughn, N. C, a 
station on the Seaboard Air Line Railway in Warren County, to Hollister, in 
Halifax County, a distance of approximately fifteen miles. 

The Halifax Lumber Company petitions this Commission for authority 
to continue in effect the license heretofore granted to the Hollister Lumber 
Company for carrying freight and passengers over said logging railroad. 
Proposed freight tariff is attached to the petition and also a proposal that 
the Halifax Lumber Company charge each way for passengers the sum of 
twenty-five cents ($.25) as a minimum, and that the maximum charge be 
made one dollar ($1.00) per passenger, to be regulated according to distance 
traveled by said passenger over the logging road. 

It is Ordered, That the Halifax Lumber Company be, and under Section 
1039, of the Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina, it is hereby authorized 
to put in force on and after June 15, 1926, rates on freight as shown in pro- 
posed local tariff submitted with said petition and now on file in the office 
of the Commission; also to charge passengers a minimum charge of twenty- 
five ($.25) cents per passenger, and a maximum of one dollar ($1.00) per 
passenger, the intermediate charges to be regulated according to distance 
traveled over the said logging road. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 26th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6421. 



102 N C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

PIEDMONT AND NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY v. 
MARY E. SIDES, ET AL. 

Order 

In the above entitled proceeding it has been made to appear to the Com- 
mission that the petitioner and the respondents have amicably adjusted the 
differences between them; therefore, upon motion of counsel for petitioner, 
it is 

Ordered, That the petition be, and is hereby, dismissed without prejudice 
to the rights of either party. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

This 26th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6415. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF SEASONAL HOTEL 
PRIVATE BRANCH EXCHANGE SERVICE. 

Order 

This is a petition by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 
for the establishment of seasonal hotel private branch exchange service, and 
more especially for its Blowing Rock Exchange, which is now in course of 
construction; and, as no seasonal private branch exchange service rates Have 
heretofore been established; it is, therefore. 

Ordered, That, the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is 
hereby authorized to charge the following rates for the following classes 
of service on its several exchanges in this State, effective from date of 
issue of this order: 

Exceptions to General Exchange Tariff 

The rates and regulations for the classes of service and equipment given 
below are as specified in the General Exchange Tariff, with the exceptions 
indicated. 

Hotel Private Branch Exchange Service 
Switchboards 

"Lines in use" as used herein is to be interpreted to mean trunk 
lines and Station circuits. 

10 or less lines in use $ 3.00 

11 to 30 lines in use 4.50 

31 to 60 lines in use 6.00 

61 to 100 lines in use 7.50 

101 to 150 lines in use 9.00 

151 to 200 lines in use 10.50 

201 to 260 lines in use 12.00 

261 to 320 lines in use 13.50 



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Trunk Lines 
Message Rate: 

First, both-way only, including an allowance of 100 local 

messages per month ■% 4.00 

Additional, without message allowance, each 2.00 

Stations, each 75 

Note. Where the subscriber installs and maintains the inside 
wiring, the charge for each station is 50c per month. 

Battery Power, within base rate area: 

Systems of 10 stations or less $ 1.50 

Systems of 11 stations to 30 stations 2.50 

Systems of 31 stations to 60 stations 4.00 

Systems of over 60 stations 5.00 

Ringing Circuit, within base rate area 1.50 

All the foregoing Private Branch Exchange rates contemplate installations 
for service throughout the year and under contract reciting an initial term 
period of five years. Where service is furnished for a season term period 
of six months or less, a minimum charge of six months plus 50 per cent will 
apply to the switchboard and stations. Covering trunk lines, battery power 
and ringing circuit, the regular monthly rates apply for the period of actual 
service. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Sklf. 

This 29th day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6424. 



S. I. KING, AND SUCH OTHER CITIZENS OP BRUNSWICK AND COLUM- 
BUS COUNTIES, WHO MAKE THEMSELVES PARTIES v. BEAUFORT 
COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY, OF NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

In the above entitled matter, it appearing to the Commission that the 
Beaufort County Lumber Company of North Carolina is a corporation, own- 
ing large bodies of timber in Brunswick and Columbus counties, in the State 
of North Carolina, and in parts of South Carolina, and is engaged in the 
business of manufacturing logs into sawed lumber and other products, and 
that the said Beaufort County Lumber Company has built its logging road 
for its own purposes, extending from Whiteville, North Cao'olina, to its 
sawmill plant located at Brunswick, North Carolina, thence in a south- 
eastern direction through a part of Columbus and into the county of Bruns- 
wick, extending at this time to a point near Longwood, Brunswick County, 
and that its logging road will be moved from time to time within the terri- 
tory in which its timber is situated, in its discretion, as necessity requires; 
and it further appearing that a petition has been filed before this Commis- 
sion, requesting that the Beaufort County Lumber Company of North Caro- 
lina be permitted and allowed, in accordance with the provisions of Section 
1039, Consolidated Statutes of North Carolina, to transport commodities, 
other than its own, over and upon its said logging road, at the points where 
it is now established, and at such points as it may be hereafter removed 



104 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

by the Lumber Company, to and from stations established and discontinued, 
in the discretion of the Beaufort County Lumber Company of North Caro- 
lina, and in accordance with tariffs and supplements to be issued by the 
Company and approved by the Corporation Commission; and it further ap- 
pearing that the Beaufort County Lumber Company of North Carolina has 
filed its answer in which it agrees to act as a limited common carrier to 
transport commodities, other than its own, to stations to be established and 
discontinued by it in its discretion, to and from points where its logging road 
is now established, or to where it may be changed or removed, in its discre- 
tion, and as the necessity of its logging operations irequires therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Beaufort County Lumber Company be, and it is hereby 
authorized to transport over and upon its said logging road all kinds of com- 
modities, other than its own, (that is, excepting saw logs, sawe:l lumber and 
other lumber products), to and from stations that may be established and 
discontinued from time to time by the Lumber Company, with the authority 
to cease operating the said logging road for the purpose of transporting 
commodities at any time, in its discretion, and when the necessities of the 
said lumber company may require, and with the authority to remove the 
location of the said logging road, and to discontinue stations for receiving 
and delivering freight at any particular place or time, and as in its discre- 
tion, it may deem fit and proper, and to charge therefor the rates in ac- 
cordance with freight tariff and classification to be issued by the Company, 
subject to the approval of this Commission, for this line of road said rates 
to be subject to such changes and modifications as may from timei to time, 
be made or approved by this Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 31st day of May, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6425. 



IN RE APPLICATION OF PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY, GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA, FOR INCREASE IN 
RATES IN BELMONT, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

Tlie Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company makes application for 
a revision of exchange telephone rates at Belmont, N. C. It has spent ap- 
proximately $7,500 during the past ninety days at the request of the citizens 
and subscribers of the Town of Belmont for an improved service at that 
place. The entire plant has been practically rebuilt; new poles have re- 
placed old construction; open iron wires have been removed from the streets 
and lead encased cable, containing copper circuits, has taken the place of 
old wires; another section of switchboard has been installed, and an addi- 
tional operator employed, which now affords the subscribers of Belmont con- 
tinuous service for twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week. The 
increase requested by virtue of the additional improvements is twenty-five 
cents on residence phones and fifty cents on business phones, each per month. 

The Commission set the matter for heairing on Wednesday, June 30, 1926, 
at ten o'clock a.m. No appearances having been made or protests filed, it is 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 105 

Ordered, That the increase requested be allowed, effective July 1, 1926. 
The maximum exchange rental rates on the Belmont Exchange shall be as 
follows : 

Per Month 

Straight line individual residence rates $2.25 

Two-party line individual residence rates 2.00 

Straight line individual business rates 3.50 

Two-party line individual business rates 3.25 

The schedule of rates set forth above includes free service to all local 
subscribers in the Town of Belmont; to all local subscribers' telephone sta- 
tions connected to both the Belmont and the Gastonia, N. C, exchanges for 
their personal and business interests. Non-subscribers will be charged the 
established toll rates when using the Gastonia connection. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 30th day of June, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6429. 



IN MATTER OF COTTON RATES OVER ALL COMMON CARRIERS BY 
RAIL WITHIN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

This is an application, through Charles Barham, Chairman, Southern 
Freight Association, Atlanta, Ga., dated September 19, 1925, amended October 
10, 1925 and June 11, 1928, on behalf of all railroads in North Carolina, 
proposing scale of cotton rates for both single and joint line application 
between all points within the State. In the original application, dated 
September 19, 1925, scales were proposed for application over all lines, except 
the Norfolk Southern and its direct short line connections, namely: Caro- 
lina Railroad, Kinston Carolina Railroad, and Dover and Southbound Rail- 
road, By amendment of October 30, 1925, proposal is presented showing 
scales for application over Norfolk Southern Railroad, both single and joint 
line, considerably higher than proposed for other lines within the State. 

These proposals were submitted to the principal shippers of the State in- 
terested in the movement of cotton, practically all of whom approved the 
scales submitted for general application and entered protest against scales 
proposed for account of the Norfolk Southern which would give them higher 
rates than over the other lines, and upon this issue hearing in the matter 
was held at Raleigh, June 22, 1926. 

In justification of its application for higher rates the Norfolk Southern 
Railroad sets forth its claim of financial and physical disability as compared 
with other strong trunk line carriers and which both the Interstate Com- 
merce Commission and our Commission has heretofore recognized in rate 
matters affecting its line. 

Shippers contend that the proposed scale for general application would 
not be satisfactory without its uniform application to all carriers. The pro- 
posed scale, which shippers approve for application within the State, is the 
same as already in effect on cotton moving interstate between points in 
North Carolina and points in South Carolina. 



106 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



The Commission is of the opinion and so finds, that inasmuch as the 
principal trunk line carriers have worked out and proposed a uniform scale 
of cotton rates for both single and joint line application between points 
within the State, which scale is alike satisfactory to the short lines and also 
to cotton shippers, it would be unreasonable to make an exception in the 
case of the Norfolk Southern Railroad, and its direct short line connections. 
It is therefore 

Ordeked, That all common carriers by rail within the State be, and they 
are hereby ordered to put in force and effect September 1, 1926, the following 
scale of rates: 

Cotton, in Bales 
In Gents Per 100 Pounds 
Miles 
5 miles and under 

10 miles and under 

15 miles and under 

20 miles and under 

25 miles and under 

30 miles and under 

35 miles and under 

40 miles and under 

45 miles and under 

50 miles and under 

55 miles and under 

60 miles and under 

65 miles and under 

70 miles and under 

75 miles and under 

80 miles and under 

85 miles and under 

90 miles and over 

95 miles and over 
100 miles and over 
110 miles and over 
120 miles and over 
130 miles and over 
140 miles and over 
150 miles and over 
160 miles and over 
170 miles and over 
180 miles and over 
190 miles and over 
200 miles and over 
210 miles and over 



220 


miles 


and 


over 


230 


miles 


and 


over 


240 


miles 


and 


over 


250 


miles 


and 


over 


260 


miles 


and 


over 


270 


miles 


and 


over 


280 


miles 


and 


over 


300 


miles 


and 


over 


320 


miles 


and 


over 


340 


miles 


and 


over 


360 


miles 


and 


over 


380 


miles 


and 


over 


400 


miles 


and 


over 



420 miles and over 





Single Line 


Joint Line 




15 




5 


17 


24 


10 


19 


26 


15 


21 


28 


20 


23 


30 


25 


25 


32 


30 


27 


34 


35 


29 


36 


40 


31 


38 


45 


33 


40 


50 


34 


41 


55 


35 


42 


60 


36 


42 


65 


37 


43 


70 


38 


44 


75 


39 


45 


80 


40 


46 


85 


41 


47 


90 


42 


48 


95 


43 


49 


100 


45 


51 


110 


47 


53 


120 


49 


55 


130 


51 


57 


140 


53 


59 


150 


55 


61 


160 


57 


62 


170 


58 


63 


180 


59 


64 


190 


60 


65 


200 


61 


66 


210 


62 


67 


220 


64 


69 


230 


64 


69 


240 


66 


71 


250 


66 


71 


260 


68 


72 


270 


68 


72 


280 


69 


73 


300 


70 


74 


320 


71 


75 


340 


72 


76 


360 


73 


76 


380 


74 


77 


400 


75 


78 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 



107 





Miles 






Single Line 


Joint Line 


440 


miles and 


over 


420 


76 


79 


460 


miles and 


over 


440 


77 


80 


480 


miles and 


over 


460 


78 


80 


500 


miles and 


over 


480 


79 


81 



In applying this scale of rates from points of origin within North Caro- 
lina to destinations within thisi State, rates so made shall in no case exceed 
rates from or to more distant interstate points, from or to which there are 
through published commodity rates and from or to which the intrastate 
origin or destination is directly intermediate and the movement is over a 
through route. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 15th day of July, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6441. 



CHARLOTTE SHIPPERS AND MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATIONS v. 
COMMON CARRIEIRS OP NORTH CAROLINA, IN THE MATTER OF 
CLASSIFICATION OF CONDENSED MILK AND SALAD DRESSING, 
LESS CARLOAD, BETWEEN POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA. 



Order 

Hearing in the above case was held at Raleigh, April 12, 1926, Complain- 
ants allege by freason of change in classification on the above articles, be- 
tween points in Virginia, on the one hand, and points in North Carolina, on 
the other hand, and without corresponding change within the State, dis- 
crimination has been created against shippers within North Carolina. 

Defendants contend that while there has been a change in the classification, 
as alleged, it is the opinion of the carriers that the present 4th Class rates 
within the State are too low to be applied on canned goods, less carload. 

The Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that 4th Class rating is 
now and has fQ<r a long period of time been in effect on certain canned 
goods, less carload, interstate between points in Virginia and points in 
North Carolina, and also intrastate between points within the State of North 
Carolina; that sometime ago condensed milk, less carload, was added to the 
list of articles taking 4th Class, interstate between Virginia and North 
Carolina, while no change has been made on intrastate traffic within tht 
State and that in order to keep the rates upon a reasonable level such 
change should be made within the State. It is therefore 

Ordered, That that feature of the complaint in this case relating to salad 
Exceptions now applicable to intrastate traffic between points in North 
Carolina, effective August 10, 1926, Condensed Milk, in metal cans, packed 
in boxes, crates or barrels, less carload. It is further 

Ordered. That that feature of the complaint in this case relating to salad 
dressing be, and the same is hereby dismissed. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 19th day of July, 1926. ' Clerk. 

Docket No. 6442. 



108 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

IN RE PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN RATES IN THE CITY OF ROCKY 
MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

The Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby petitioning 
the Corporation Commission for an increase in rates on its Rocky Mount 
exchange. 

The petition was first presented to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of 
the City of Rocky Mount who upon consideration of said petition passed 
the following resolution: 

"Whereas, the Committee appointed to inspect the books of the Caro- 
lina Telephone and Telegraph Company and to compare its rates in 
this City with the rates of other telephone companies in like cities and 
towns, in order to ascertain whether o'r not its petition for an increase 
in rates should or should not be approved, after examination of the Com- 
pany's books, papers and properties, and a comparison of its rates, has 
filed its report recommending an increase so as to make the total rates 
as follows, to wit: 

Per Month 

Business special $5.00 

Business duplex _ 4.00 

Residence special -— 2,85 

Residence duplex 2.35 

Residence four-party 2.00 

Now, therefore, Be it Resolved by the Board of Aldermen in regular 
session assembled that the report of the special Committee be and the 
same is accepted and approved, and the Board of Aldermen recommends 
to the State Corporation Commission the allowance of the petition of 
Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company for an increase of its rates, 
to the rate and figure in said report contained." 

After the resolution was passed, the action of the Mayor and Board of 
Aldekrmen was published in the papers of Rocky Mount; and since no 
protests have been filed, it appears that the action of the Mayor and Board 
of Aldermen has met with unanimous approval; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That in consideration of the foregoing, the Carolina Telephone 
and Telegraph Company is hereby authorized to charge the following monthly 
rental rates on its Rocky Mount Exchange, effective September 1, 1926: 

Per Month 

Business special $5.00 

Business duplex 4.00 

Residence special 2.85 

Residence duplex 2.35 

Residence four-pairty 2.00 

The Company's standa;rd rates and line mileage rates are to apply to 
points beyond the base rate area. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 22d day of July, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6443. 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS 109 

IN RE PETITION OP THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN RATES IN CONSIDERATION 
OF IMPROVEMENTS AT LAURINBURG, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Okder 

Whereas, it appears to the North Carolina Corporation Commission that 
the citizens of Laurinburg, North Carolina, as indicated hy the following pe- 
tition to the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, now desire 
that Company to install in said City of Laurinburg a modern common bat- 
tery, central energy, telephone system in lieu of its present magneto system: 

Petition of Citizens of Laubinbukg, North Carolina, to the Southern 
Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company for the Conversion of the 
Telephone Plant in Laltrinburg from Magneto to Common Battery. 

To the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company: 

The undersigned citizens of Laurinburg, N. C, indicated by signatures 
hereto, petition the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to 
install in said City of Laurinburg a modern common battery, central energy, 
telephone system in lieu of its present magneto system, provided the North 
Carolina Corporation Commission will now approve the schedule of tariffs 
of monthly rates as herein set out to be charged by said Company for its 
Laurinburg, North Carolina, exchange common battery telephone service: 

Business : Individual Line $4.50 

2-Party Line 4.00 

Residence: Individual Line ._ 2.75 

4-Party Line 2.00 

The installation of said common battery telephone system to be begun as 
soon as practicable after the Commission's order of approval of said rates 
and to be completed within twelve months after the beginning of such work 
or as soon thereafter as practicable. 

Wherefore, the North Carolina Corporation Commission is respectfully 
petitioned by the undersigned to approve the schedule of rates hereinbefore 
set out, such schedule of rates to become effective the first of the month next 
succeeding the installation of said common battery system and the furnishing 
of service therefrom. 

Respectfully submitted, 

W. H. Weatherspoon Z. V. Pate 

W. R. Southerland Johx F. McNaik, Jr. 

E. H. Gibson Tnos. J. Dunn 

J. M. Gregg O. L. Moore 

Jas. L. McNair j. w. North 

Hugh M. McArn C. M.' Fetner 

A. D. Phillips E. L. Sanford 

J. W. Odom D. B. Brown 

C. E. Muse W. E. Matthews 

Geo. F. Goodwyn John P. McNair 

J. E. Phillips J. R. Murphy 

HiNTON James & Co. A. M. Pairley 

HiNTON James W. R. Middleton 

Thos. J. Gill W. H. Cooper 

It is therefore 

Ordered by this Commission that, in consideration of the foregoing, 
the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is authorized to 
charge the following rates for its Laurinburg, North Carolina, exchange 



110 



N C. CORPORATION COMMISSION" 



common battery telephone service from the first of the month next succeed- 
ing the installation of said common battery system and the furnishing of 
service therefrom: 

Business : Individual Line $4.50 

2-Party Line 4.00 

Residence: Individual Line 2.75 

4-Party Line 2.00 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 23d day of July, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6444. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE 
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR PERMISSION TO DISCONTINUIE 
CERTAIN FREE SERVICE. 

Order 

In this case the petitioner states that it has purchased and taken over 
the Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Company's exchanges at Windsor, Win- 
ton, Aulander and Ahoskie and also certain of its toll lines, including a cer- 
tain toll line from Windsor towards Williamston, a certain toll line from 
Aulander to Ahoskie, a certain toll line from Ahoskie to Winton and a cer- 
tain toll line extending from Ahoskie towards Suffolk. This sale by the 
Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Company to the petitioner leaves the 
Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Company still the owner of the Lewiston 
exchange, the Colerain exchange, the toll line from Windsor to Lewiston, 
the toll line from Lewiston to Aulander, the toll line from Colerain to 
Windsor, the toll line from Colerain to Ahoskie and the toll line from 
Colerain to Winton. 

The petitioner further states that the Chowan and Roanoke Telephone 
Company, prior to the sale of these toll lines, had attempted to give free 
service over these lines between intra-county exchanges, that is, in Bertie 
County between Lewiston, Aulander and Windsor, and in Hertford County 
between Ahoskie, Winton and Murfreesboro; by an arrangement between the 
petitioner and the Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Company the petitioner 
has, from the date of the aforesaid purchase until now, endeavore"^ to con- 
tinue this free service; that the petitioner has hegun, and by the 1st of 
August, 1926, will have completed, copper circuits from Williamston to Wind- 
sor, from Windsor to Aulander, from Aulander to Ahoskie and from Ahoskie 
to Winton, which copper circuits will adequately take care of the toll busi- 
ness of the communities served; that the petitioner has not undertaken to 
string circuits for the purpose of taking care of the above mentioned inter- 
change of service between exchanges in the same county, though it is con- 
tinuing this service over the lines of the Chowan and Roanoke Telephone 
Company. 

The petitioner now asks for authority to discontinue this free service be- 
tween the aforesaid exchanges because such arrangement is economically un- 
sound, discriminatory and unfair; that where free service between any two 
given exchanges is furnished the exchange rates between these several ex- 



DECISIONS AND ADJUSTMENTS OF COMPLAINTS lH 

changes must 'be sufficiently high to justify this free service with the result 
that a subscriber who does not need and who does not use such free service, 
is required to and does pay, as a part of the exchange rate, for such free 
service which is supplied for those subscribers who do use the free service, 
v»Ahich makes the subscriber who does need to take advantage of the free 
service pay much less than he should and for those who do not need the free 
service and do not use it pay more than the service which they use war- 
rants. This practice has resulted in a great many persons who need a 
local phone to refrain from subscribing for such service at all. Therefore 
the petitioner asks that the free service be discontinued and that the inter- 
change of service on toll lines be put on a toll basis, therefore, it is 

Ordeeejd, That the petition be granted and that the same toll rate be ap- 
plied to these toll lines that is now approved and in effect on other sim- 
ilar toll lines of the petitioner. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 2d day of August, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6450. 



IN RE APPLICATION OP THE LAKE LURE TELEPHONE COMPANY, 
FOR AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH AN EXCHANGE RATE AT LAKE 
LURE, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

Upon application of the above named petitioner authority is asked to 
establish a Telephone Exchange at Lake Lure, where there is now no ex- 
change service, and to establish rates for service on said proposed exchange. 

Service on this exchange will of necessity not be very compact as the 
residences are spread over a lairge area and the installation of an exchange 
at this point will therefore be more expensive than is customary for ex- 
changes of similar size, therefore, it is 

Ordered, that the petitioner be and is hereby authorized to establish an 
exchange at Lake Lure, North Carolina, and charge for service thetreon the 
following monthly rental rates: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area, i.e., one and one half miles, air line 
measurement, from the Lake Lure Exchange, flat rates are quoted as follows: 

Rate 
Per Month 

Business Individual Line $4.00 

Two-party Line 3.50 

Auxiliary Line Inward 2.50 

Ebctension 1.50 

Residence Individual Line 2.50 

Two-paJrty Line 2.25 

Four-party Line 2.00 

Extension 1.00 

B. Outside the area indicated in "A" and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates, plus an additional 
rate for extra distance beyond Exchange Base Rate Area, of 42 cents per 
month per one-fourth mile or fraction thereof, to be prorated between two- 
party and four-party stations will apply: 



112 i>J. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Rate 
Per Month 

Business Individual Line $4.00 

Two-party Line 3.50 

Auxiliary Line Inward „ 2.50 

Extension „ 1.50 

Residence Individual Line 2,50 

Two-party Line „ 2.25 

Four-party Line 2.00 

Extension 1,00 

Rui'al Multi-Party Line Service 

C. Rural multi-party line service is furnished at the monthly rates given 
above, provided that Company has existing pole routes available or provided 
the subscriber will at his own expense construct and maintain a circuit to 
a pole route of the Company. 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the Lake Lure base rate area 
rural multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business $3.50 

Residence 2.50 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the Lake Lure base rate area 
a mileage charge of 25 cents pe\r mile, or fraction thereof, applies to each 
main station. 

D. Beyond the base rate area, Farmers' Line service is furnished at the 
monthly rates given below provided the subscriber furnishes, owns and 
maintains his line to the Exchange Base Rate Area, and furnishes, installs 
and maintains his own instruments: 

Rate 
Per Month 
Minimum charge per line (with not more than six stations 

thereon) $6.00 

Additional stations in excess of 6, each 1.00 

E. Service Co7inection Charges 

1. For individual line and party line service 3.50 

2. For each extension station connected with any class of 

service 3.50 

3. To cover in part directory, accounting, circuit and switch- 

board expense in cases where service is established by 
the use of instrumentalities already in place in sub- 
scriber's premises and no change is made in type or 
location of such instrumentalities, each main station 1.50 

F. CMrges For Moves and Changes 

1. For moving a telephone set from one location to another on 

the same premises 3.00 

2. For moving any other equipment or wiring from one loca- 

tion to another on the same premises, a charge based 
on the cost of labor and material. 

3. For change in type or style of telephone set a charge of 3.00 

4. For other changes in equipment or wiring, a charge based 

on the cost of labor and material. 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 113 

G. Season Service 

Service for the season period of six months or less is furnished at the 
following monthly rates: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area: 

Individual Two-Party Four-Party 

Line Line 

Business $6.00 $5.25 

Residence 3.75 3.38 $3.00 

B. Outside of the area indicated in A and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together with 
established mileage charges as specified in subsection "B": 

Individual Tipo-Party Four-Party 

Line Line 

Business $6.00 $5.25 

Residence 3.75 3.38 $3.00 

All exchange service charges are payable in advance for the full season 
period. The minimum charge is that for six months' service. Regular 
monthly rates as quoted in subsection "A" apply for service retained for 
any period in excess of season period. 

H. When service has been suspended for nonpayment of charges, restora- 
tion of service is made only upon payment of the charges due, and in addi- 
tion a restoration charge of $1.00. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 4th day of August, 1928. Clerk- 

Docket No. 6451. 



IN RE SAFETY TRANSIT LINE, INCORPORATED 

Order 

The Safety Transit Line, Incorporated, having made application under 
order of the Commission August 6, 1926, for authority to hypothecate its 
license certificate Number 47, issued under Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925, 
granting to the applicant the exclusive right to operate motor vehicles for 
the transportation of passengers for compensation over Highways Nos. 50, 
58, 48 and 40, between Raleigh and Weldon by Henderson, and over High- 
ways Numbers 56, 58 and 90, between Pranklinton and Rocky Mount by 
Louisburg, Spring Hope and Nashville; therefore it is 

Ordered, That the said petitioner is hereby granted authority to hypothe- 
cate the certificate mentioned above to the Duluth National Bank, of Duluth, 
Minn., for such period of time as the petitioner may deem necessary; and 
it is further 

Ordered, That when this hypothecation may have served its purpose and 
the certificate has been returned to the petitioner herein named, that said 
petitioner shall advise this office in order that this order of the Commis- 
sion may be revoked. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 6th day of August, 1926. Clerk. 

8 



114 N C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 

IN RE HIGHWAY MOTOR TRANSIT COMPANY 

Order 

The Highway Motor Transit Company having made application under 
order of the Commission March 14, 1925, for authority to hypothecate its 
license Number 1, issued under Chapter 50, Public Laws 1925, granting to 
the applicant the exclusive right to operate motor vehicles for the transporta- 
tion of passengers for compensation over Highways Nos. 10 and 40, be- 
tween Raleigh and Wilmington by Goldsboro and over Highway No. 20, be- 
tween Wilmington and Lumberton, with the privilege to operate from Lum- 
berton to Hamlet; therefo're, it is 

Ordered, That the sa;id petitioner is hereby granted authority to hypothe- 
cate the certificate mentioned above to the Duluth National Bank, of Duluth, 
Minn., for such period of time as the petitioner may deem necessary; and 
it is further 

Ordered, That when this hypothecation may have served its purpose and 
the certificate has been returned to the petitioner herein named, that said 
petitioner shall advise this office in oirder that this order of the Commission 
may be revoked. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 6th day of August, 1926. Clerk. 



APPLICATION OF SEABOARD AIR LINE COMPANY FOR PERMISSION 
TO DISCONTINUE PASSENGER TRAINS 31 AND 34 BETWEEN 
HAMLET, N. C, AND WILMINGTON, N. C, AND TRAINS 41 AND 44 
BETWEEN HAMLET, N. C, AND RALETGH, N. C. 

Order 

Hearing on this application was held at Wilmington, N. C, August 5, 1926, 
at which time removal of Trains 31 and 34 was opposed by the Wilmington 
Chamber of Commerce, represented by President J. Allen Taylor, and Cape 
Fear Council of United Commercial Travelers through Attorney J. C. McCor- 
mick and Secretary W. C. Smith; the Wilmington Traffic Association by 
Traffic Manager R. A. Pool, E. T. Taylor, T. D. Love, and Mayor McCauley 
of Acme, N. C. Vice President Stanley presented the case for the Seaboard 
Air Line Railway Company. 

It was shown by testimony that Trains 31 and 34 between Wilmington and 
Charlotte were put on voluntarily several years ago; that the number of 
passengers handled and earnings have steadily declined since the yea'r 1922, 
and are at the present time upon a general average approximately 50 per cent 
below the earnings of that year. The comparison of representative months 
is as follows: 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 



115 



Train No. 31 



Train No. 34 



Month Year 


No. Passengers 


Revenue 


No. Passengers 


Revenue 






Handled 


Derived 


Handled 


Derived 




fl922 


3,601 


$ 2,854.00 


3,836 


$ 3.106.00 




1923 


3,265 


2.594.00 


3,583 


2,937.00 


January •' 


1924 
1925 


3.192 
2.606 


2.617.00 
2.024.00 


3,393 
2,889 


2.819.00 




2.307.00 


• 


[l926 


2.250 


1.S41.00 


2,575 


2.082.00 




1922 


3.422 


2.674.00 


3,952 


3.127.00 




1923 


3,220 


2.620.00 


3.622 


2.917.00 


March ■< 


1924 


3.174 


2.. 392. 00 


3,638 


2.717.00 




1925 


2.367 


1.754.00 


2.635 


2.068.00 




J926 


1.963 


1.507.00 


2.203 


1.523.00 




fl922 


3.524 


2.869.00 


3,741 


3.322.00 




1923 


2.789 


2.442.00 


3,198 


3,113.00 


June ■ 


1924 


2.596 


2.420.00 


2,851 


2.989.00 




1925 


1.776 


1.646.00 


1.911 


1,826.00 


- 


1926 


1.767 


1.659.00 


1.808 


1.859.00 



The months of January, March and June were selected as representative 
for the reason that a compalrison can be made with June, 1926. 

The Seaboard Air Line Railway Company operates three daily passenger 
trains each way between Hamlet and Wilmington, and the total number of 
passengers handled and revenue collected for the operation of all trains for 
the first six months of each year since 1922, was as follows: 





Total Number of Passengers Handled bv all Passenger 


Total Revenue for Passenger Fares from All 


Year 


Trains 


Passenger Trains 




Jan. 


Feb. 


Mar. 


Apr. 


May 


June 


Jan. 


FeD. 


Mar. 


Apr. 


May 


June 


1922 


26,793 


26.933 


29,858 


31,332 


30,533 


31.435 


32,312 


2S,632 


32,241 


32,801 


35,284 


39,364 


1923 


30,592 


27,409 


30,901 


29,318 


28,307 


27,749 


35,026 


30,632 34,436 


33,435 


34,156 


35,568 


1924 


27,599 


22,153. 


26,676 


24,603 


23,300 


28.416 


35,086 


29,817 30,403 


29,317 


20,464 


27,534 


1925 


26,397 


21.987 


23.994 


22.825 


21,928 


20.666 


33,463 1 27,083 ! 33,547 


^7,605 


27,653 


27,815 


1926 


21,986 


18.545 


19.143 


19,141 


19,637 


17,557 


37,765 1 21,518 22,734 
i 


22,547 1 23,481 

1 


23,849 



The foregoing figures which are generally representative clearly show 
a steady and substantial downward trend in the total number of passengers 
handled and total revenue received for passenger train service on this por- 
tion of the Seaboard Air Line since the year 1922. The Seaboard Air Line 
Railway Company contends that the actual cost of operation of these trains 
per mile is 83 cents, whereas according to their figures they are receiving 
only 73 cents per mile which includes revenue received from mail and express 
service. If these figures are correct the actual out-of-pocket cost on all 
six of these passenger trains amounts to $24,276.00 per season, or $4,046.00 
per train per year. The actual per mile earnings of Trains 31 and 34 for 
the month of May, 1926, is given as 45.1 cents and 47.3 cents, respectively. 



116 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Protestants had no criticism to offer in regard to the figures presented by 
the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, but on the other hand they were 
accepted as being correct; however, protestants contended the Seaboard 
Air Line should continue to operate Trains 31 and 34 upon the ground 
that the whole business of the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, includ- 
ing freight, on the Wilmington end of the line is profitable and that its 
passenger service should not be curtailed, certainly not until better bus 
service is inaugurated to cover local territory between Wilmington and 
Hamlet. 

Upon the record the Commission is of the opinion, and so finds, that it 
would be unreasonable for it to require a continuation of the operation of 
Trains 31 and 34. As to Trains 41 and 44, between Hamlet and Raleigh, 
figures submitted by the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company likewise show 
a steady decline in earnings since the year 1922, the per train mile earnings 
on Train 41 being for the month of May, 1925, 44.4 cents and for that of 
Train 44 for the same month 55.6 cents per mile. There is now no protest 
before the Commission concerning removal of Trains 41 and 44. It is there- 
fore 

Ordered, That the Seaboard Air Line Railway Company be, and it is hereby 
authorized to discontinue passenger Trains 31 and 34 between Hamlet and 
Wilmington, and Trains 41 and 44 between Hamlet and Raleigh on and after 
Sunday, August 29, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 15th day of August, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6438. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHEHN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RURAL MULTI- 
PARTY LINE SERVICE AT ITS CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, 
EXCHANGE. 

Order 

The petition of the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is 
made for the establishment of rural multi-party line service within two 
miles of the base rate area of its Charlotte, N. C. Exchange, and inasmuch as 
this service does not now exist and it is the desire of the petitioner to get 
prospective subscribers to this prefefrred service, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner's request be granted and that said petitioner 
be authorized to charge the following monthly rates: 

Within two miles, air line measurement, of the base rate area of its 
Charlotte, N. C. Exchange, rural multi-party line service is furnished at the 
following monthly rates: 

Business $3.75 

Residence 2.50 

Beyond two miles, air line measurement, of the base rate area of the Char- 
lotte, N. C. exchange a mileage charge of 25 cents per mile, or fraction there- 
of, applies to each main station. 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 117 

Rural multi-party line service is furnished only when the Company has 
space available on existing pole routes. All lateral routes and circuits thereon 
for connection with the Company's main line are to be furnished and main- 
tained by the applicant. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 21st day of August, 1926. Glerh. 

Docket No. 6457. 



IN RE PETITION OP COASTAL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COM- 
PANY FOR INCREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES IN THE TOWN OF 
BELHAVEN, N. C. 

Order 

The petitioner presents evidence to the effect that it is operating a tele- 
phone exchange in the Town of Belhaven, North Carolina, and has recently 
made improvements to its plant and equipment, entailing an expenditure 
which provided adequate facilities for that community; and, in considera- 
tion of this investment, it has agreed with the Board of Aldermen of the 
Town of Belhaven that when this work was finished that it could increase 
its rental rates fifty cents per month on business phones and twenty-five 
cents per month on residence phones. The company has just completed the 
exchange on which it has spent more than thirty thousand dollars; and, 
inasmuch as it has a limited number of phones and only one toll line, the 
increase asked appears to be necessary in order for the telephone company 
to finance the proper operation of its exchange as now constituted ; therefore, 
it is 

Ordered, That the Coastal Telephone and Telegraph Company be, and is 
hereby, authorized to charge the following monthly rental rates, effective 
September 1, 1926: 

Per Month 

Business, special line $3.50 

Business, two-party line 3.00 

Residence, special line 2.25 

Residence, two-party line 1.75 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Selb% 

This 27th day of August, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6458. 



IN THE MATTER OF PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR CHANGE' IN EXCHANGE SERVICE 
RATES AT AHOSKIE, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

The petitioner, the Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company, several 
months ago purchased the Ahoskie Exchange of the Chowan-Roanoke Tele- 
phone Company and contends the rates charged for service by the Chowan- 
Roanoke Telephone Company at Ahoskie, Hertford County, North Carolina, 



118 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

are not in accordance with the standard rates charged in and for towns 
operated by the petitioner for like service, because no distinction has been 
made in the business and residence rates charged formerly by the Chowan- 
Roanoke Telephone Company, and request authority to charge the follow- 
ing rates instead of the former flat rate: 

Per Month 

Business, special line $3.00 

Business, two-party line 2.50 

Residence, special line 2.00 

Residence, two-party line 1.50 

The above rates to be within a base rate area of one mile radius from the 
center of the business district of the town of Ahoskie. 

It appears that if the rates requested by the petitioner are approved that it 
will materially increase the number of subscribers on this exchange, as there 
are comparatively few business phones compared with the number of resi- 
dence phones, and it is evident that the residence rate has been too high. 

The mayor and board of aldermen of the town of Ahoskie passed a resolu- 
tion at its meeting on August 24, 1926, as appearing to be in favor of same, 
provided this Commission adjudged these rates to be fair and in keeping 
with telephone rates in other towns the size of Ahoskie. Therefore it is 

Ordered, that rates for the service be as above and the same are hereby 
approved, effective November 1, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

This 8th day of October, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6468. 



IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE 
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR CHANGE IN THE EXCHANGE 
SERVICE RATES AT AULANDER, N. C. 

Order 

Several months ago the Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company pur- 
chased the Aulander exchange, in Bertie County, of the Chowan-Roanoke 
Telephone Company, which had formerly charged the flat rate of $2.50 per 
month for both business and residence phones. Now comes the petitioner 
and requests that these rates be placed on the same classified basis as its 
other exchanges, and since it appears that the mayor and board of aldeirmen 
of the town of Aulander passed a resolution approving the rates; and it 
further appearing that the rates requested by the petitioner, if approved, 
will materially increase the use of the telephone in the town of Aulander, 
therefore it is 

Ordered, That the petitiondr be and is hereby authorized to charge the 
following rates in the one mile base rate area of its Aulander exchange as 
follows : 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 119 

Per Month 

Business, special line $3.00 

Business, two-party line 2.50 

Residence, special line 2.00 

Residence, two-party line 1-50 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 8th day of October, 1926. Clerk' 

Docket No. 6468. 



IN THE MATTER OF PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR CHANGE IN EXCHANGE SERVICE 
RATES AT SNOW HILL, N. C. 

Obdee 

It appears of record that the petitioner, the Carolina Telephone and Tele- 
graph Company, has purchased the Snow Hill telephone exchange property, 
formerly owned by J. Exum & Company, and J. H. Harper, which partner- 
ship has been charging rate of $3.50 per month for business telephones and 
$3.00 per month for residence telephones. These rates are out of line with 
the rates authorized by the Commissison for the petitioner, therefore it is 
Ordeeed, That the petitioner is hereby authorized to reduce his rate on the 
Snow Hill exchange for monthly rental service on the Snow Hill exchange 
to the following: 

Per Month 

Business, special line $3.25 

Business, two-party line 2.75 

Residence, special line 2.00 

Residence, two-party line 1.50 

The above rates to be applicable with a base rate area of one mile from 
the center of the business district of the town of Snow Hill, Greene County, 
North Carolina. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 8th day of October, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6468. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE CAROLINA TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR CHANGE IN EXCHANGE' SERVICE RATES AT MUR- 
FREESBORO, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

It appears that the petitioner has agreed to purchase the telephone ex- 
change and lines radiating out of Murfreesboro, the said property being 
owned by the United Telephone Company, which company has been charging 
the same rates for business and residence phones. Because of improper 
management various rates have crept into the rate structure of the company 



120 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

o\viiing this exchange at present until many discriminations exist. The 
rates asked for by the petitioner were approved by the Mayor and Town 
Council at its meeting on October 12, 1926; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petitioner be, and is hereby, authorized to charge the 
following rates on and after November 1, 1926, or upon acquiring this 
property: 

Business, special line $3.00 

Business, two-party line 2.50 

Residence, special line 2.00 

Residence, two-party line 1.50 

with a base rate of one mile radius from the center of the business district 
and beyond this area the standard line mileage rates of the company will be 
effective. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 19th day of October, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6474. 



IN RE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION FINANCE DOCKET NO. 
5537, APPLICATION OF BLACK MOUNTAIN RAILWAY COMPANY 
FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY. 

Recommendation 

At the request of the Interstate Commerce Commission, the above matter 
was heard by the North Carolina Corporation Commission at 10 o'clock a.m., 
Monday, September 27, 1926. 

The application of the Black Mountain Railway Company is for permis- 
sion to take up approximately twelve miles of its line of road, o;r that part 
of it extending from Burnsville, North Carolina, to Eskota, North Carolina. 

The evidence in this case, as it appears to this Commission, is conclusive. 
The terminus of the road is under the shadow of Mount Mitchell, the highest 
mountain peak in the Appalachian Range, and there is no possibility of 
extending the road anywhere. The part of the road covered by the appli- 
cation was constructed primarily to serve three large timber tracts and 
was financed largely by the lumber companies. The" road has served the 
purpose for which it was built and in the opinion of this Commission it 
would be an economic waste to continue to operate it. 

This 15th day of October, 1926. W. T. Lee, 

Chairman, 



IN RE PETITION OF THE PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN TELEPHONE' ON ITS RUTHERFORD- 
TON AND SPINDALE EXCHANGES. 

Order 

The petitioner filed this application with a petition signed by practically 
all the subscribers of the Rutherfordton and Spindale exchanges, and the 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 121 

action by these petitioners was approved by the Mayor and Town Council, at 
a regular meeting on October 12, 1926. 

The present rates of the petitioner at this exchange are $3.50 for business 
individual line and $2.25 for residence individual line. The petition asks 
for a rate of $4.00 for business individual line, $2.50 for residence individual 
line, $2.00 for residence duplex and harmonic line and $3.50 for business 
duplex and harmonic line per month. 

The petitioners are asking for this exchange to be put on a Common Bat- 
tery basis, in order to give them better service, and all interested parties 
have approved and petitioned for the same; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company is hereby 
authorized to charge on its Rutherfordton Exchange, in the town of Ruther- 
fordton. North Carolina, and also on its Spindale exchange the following 
monthly rates: 

$4.00 for business individual line 

$2.50 for residence individual line 

$3.50 for business duplex and harmonic line 

$2.00 for residence duplex and harmonic line 

The above rates are to become effective when the exchange has been put 
on Common Battery service, and the Telephone Company is hereby directed 
to advise the Commission ten days in advance the day on which these rates 
are to become effective, the above rates to be applicable within the base rate 
area and beyond the base rate area the regular monthly rates plus the Com- 
pany's standard line mileage charge will be applicable. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 19th day of October, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6475. 



IN THE MATTER OF LICENSE OF ROWLAND LUMBER COMPANY TO 
HAUL FREIGHT OVER THE CLARK RAILROAD. 

Order 

This is an application of the Rowland Lumber Company, received with 
their letter of October 21, 1926, seeking license to haul freight over the 
Clark Railroad, and they make representation as follows: The Rowland 
Lumber Company is a corporation incorporated under the lawTS of the State, 
and engaged in the lumber business, has leased the line of railroad, from 
the Roper Lumbar Company, running from Mills Junction, on the Norfolk 
Southern, in Craven County, in a generally southerly direction to or near 
Chinquapin, Duplin County. This logging road, it is stated, is continually 
being importuned by citizens along the road to transport freight for them 
and the said Rowland Lumber Company is willing to accommodate parties 
so long as the road is continued in its present condition, provided it can 
lawfully do so. Application is made under Revisal of 1905, Section 2598,. 
as amended by Chapter 160, Laws of 1911, under which the Commission is 
empowered to grant license to logging roads and approve reasonable rates 
therefor for handling freight. It is therefore 



122 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Ordered, that the Rowland Dumber Company be, and they are hereby 
authorized to handle any and all commodities, except their own, namely, 
lumber and other forest products, and to make reasonable charges therefor, 
the said license to continue as long as the road is in operation and until 
the Rowland Lumber Company shall give to the Corporation Commission 
90 days notice of its intention to take up its line of road. The Commission 
approved, effective November 1, 1926, rates shown in Rowland Lumber Com- 
pany's Logging Freight Tariff No. 3, which has been placed on file with the 
Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 5th day of November, 1926. Cle7^k. 



IN RE PETITION OF THE PIEDMONT TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH 
COMPANY FOR INCREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES ON ITS FOREST 
CITY-SPINDALE EXCHANGE. 

Order 

The petitioner filed this application with a petition signed by practically 
all the subscribers of the Forest City-Spindale exchange. 

The present rates of the petitioner at this exchange are $3.50 for business 
individual line and $2.25 for residence individual lines. The petition asks 
for a rate of $4.00 for business individual line, $2.50 for residence individual 
line, $2.00 for residence duplex and harmonic line and $3.50 for business 
duplex and harmonic line per month. 

The petitioners are asking for this exchange to be put on a Common 
Battery basis, in order to give them better service, and all interested parties 
have approved and petitioned for the same; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph company is hereby 
authorized to charge on its Forest City-Spindale Exchange the following 
monthly rates: 

$4.00 for business individual line 

$2.50 for residence individual line 

$3.50 for business duplex and harmonic line 

$2.00 for residence duplex and harmonic line 

The above rates are to become effective when the exchange has been put 
on common battery service, and the telephone company is hereby directed to 
advise the Commission ten days in advance the day on which these rates 
are to become effective, the above rates to be applicable within the base 
rate area and beyond the base rate area the regular monthly rates plus the 
Company's standard line mileage, charge will be applicable. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 26th day of November, 1926, Clerk. 

Docket No. 6482. 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 123 

IN RE' PETITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE COMPANY 
FOR INCREASE IN TELEPHONE RATES ON ITS EXCHANGE 
LOCATED IN THE TOWN OF LEAKSVILLE, WHICH ALSO SERVES 
THE UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES KNOWN AS SPRAY AND 
DRAPER. 

Order 

The above petition was received by the Commission with the unqualified 
endorsement of the Leaksville Kiwanis Club and the Leaksville Chamber of 
Commerce, which draw their memberships from the three communities 
mentioned above, and it is, also, unqualifiedly endorsed by the Mayor and 
Board of Aldermen of the Town of Leaksville. 

The petitioner is discarding the present type of magneto equipment and 
installing in place thereof the common battery modern system. The old 
equipment, which is being discarded, is said to have a junk value of about 
two thousand dollars and the new equipment being installed when completed 
will cost approximately thirty thousand dollars. The present rates in force 
by petitioner are $2.25 per month for individual line business phones and 
$1.75 per month for individual line residence phones. The number of phones 
installed on this exchange is approximately seven hundred. 

The rates asked by the petitioner and approved by the organizations above- 
mentioned are as follows: 

$4.00 per month for straight line business telephone 

$3.50 per month for two-party line business telephones 

$2.50 per month for straight line residence telephones 

$2.00 per month for two-party line residence telephones 

$1.75 per month for four, or more, party line residence telephones 

$0.75 per month for each business extension phone 

$0.50 per month for each residence extension phone 

The trunk line rates shall not exceed twice the business rate. 

The petitioner states, and it is not contradicted, that the increase will give 
the petitioner about four hundred dollars additional monthly rental revenue. 
It appears that the rates requested foir the proposed service are not un- 
reasonable and not unduly out of line with other similar exchanges render- 
ing the service which the petitioner proposes to give; therefore, it is 

Ordered, That the petition be granted and that the rates herein asked by 
petitioner be effective as of the first date of the billing period after the 
proposed common battery system has been completely installed, and it is 

Further Ordered, That the petitioner is hereby directed to notify the Com- 
mission on the date the rates go into effect as per above order. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 26th day of November, 1926. Clerk- 

Docket No. 6485. 



124 N. C. COKPORATION COM JMlSSIOiN 

IN RE APPLICATION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY FOR AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH AN EX- 
CHANGE' RATE AT ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

Upon application of the above named petitioner authority is asked to 
establish a Telephone Exchange at Arden, N. C, where there is now no 
exchange, and to establish rates for sen^ice on said proposed exchange. 

Ordered, That the Petitioner be and is hereby authorized to establish an 
exchange at Arden, North Carolina, and charge for service thereon the fol- 
lowing monthly rental rates: 

A. Within the Base Rate Area, i.e., as defined by the attached map, flat 
rates are quoted as follows: 

Individual Tivo-Party Four-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business _ $4.50 $4.00 

Residence 2.75 $2.00 

B. Outside the area indicated in "A" and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together with 
established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual Two-Party Four-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $4.50 $4.00 

Residence 2.75 $2.00 

Rural Multt-Pabty Line Service 

Rural multi-party line service shall be furnished, where the petitioner has 
pole lines, at the monthly rates given in the petitioner's local exchange 
tariff, or provided the subscriber will, at his own expense, construct and 
maintain a circuit to a pole route of the petitioner. 

Within two miles air line measurement of the Arden, N. C, Base Rate 
Area, multi-party line service is furnished at the following monthly rates: 

Business - $3.00 

Residence 2.00 

Beyond two miles air line measurement of the Arden Base Rate Area, a 
mileage charge of 25 cents per mile or fraction thereof applies to each main 
station. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 8th day of October, 1926. Clerh. 

Docket No. 6469. 



Decisions and Adjustments of Complaints 125 

IN RE PETITION OF THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND TELE- 
GRAPH COMPANY FOR THE AUTHORIZATION OF SEASONAL EX- 
CHANGE SERVICE RATES AT ARDE'N, NORTH CAROLINA. 

Order 

This is a petition by the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany for the authorization of seasonal exchange service rates to be charged 
at its proposed Arden, North Carolina, exchange; and, as no seasonal ex- 
change service rates have heretofore been established; it is therefore 

Ordered, that the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company is here- 
by authorized to charge the following rates effective from date of issue of 
this order: 

Seasonal Service 

Service for the season period of six months or less is furnished at the 
following monthly rates: 

A, Within Base Rate Area: 

Individual Tivo-Party Four-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $6.75 $6.00 

Residence 4.62 $3.00 

B. Outside of the area indicated in "A" and within the territory regularly 
served by primary classes of service, the following rates apply, together 
with established mileage charges as specified in the General Exchange Tariff: 

Individual Two-Party Four-Party 

Line Line Line 

Business $6.75 $6.00 

Residence 4.62 $3.00 

All exchange service charges are payable in advance for the full season 
period. The minimum charge is that for six months' service. Regular 
monthly rates as quoted in the local Exchange Tariff apply for service re- 
tained for any period in excess of the season period. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

This 2d day of December, 1926. Clerk. 

Docket No. 6493. 



IN RE' ACQUISITION BY THE SOUTHERN BELL TELEPHONE AND 
TELEGRAPH COMPANY OF ALL THE VISIBLE AND TANGIBLE 
, TELEPHONE PROPERTY OF THE LENOIR ELECTRIC COMPANY. 

Order 

This petition was presented jointly by the Southern Bell Telephone and 
Telegraph Company and the Lenoir Electric Company requesting the ap- 
proval of the Commission of the purchase of the Telephone property of the 
Lenoir Electric Company in the State of North Carolina by the Southern 



126 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company and of a schedule of rates to be 
charged by the said Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company after 
the acquisition by it of the said Lenoir Electric Company's exchange in the 
City of Lenoir. Copy of the petition was served upon the Mayo^r of the 
City of Lenoir on November 18, 1926, and at the same time notice was given 
that hearing would be held in the office of the Commission in Raleigh at 
10 o'clock a.m., November 30, 1926. 

The date and hour for hearing having arrived as per notice to parties 
at interest, no appearance being made except by the petitioner, the Southern 
Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, the hearing was held and upon 
evidence presented it appears that the Lenoir Electric Company desires to 
sell its property and the Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company 
desires to purchase the telephone property of the Lenoir Electric Company, 
to make such extensions and improvements to its plant as may be necessary 
to maintain the service at a satisfactory standard, and to supply facilities 
for the reasonable growth of the exchange; it is, therefoire, 

Ordered that said sale of all of the telephone property, both exchange and 
toll, owned and operated by said Lenoir E'lectric Company to Southern Bell 
Telephone and Telegraph Company, be, and the same is hereby consented to 
and approved; it is further 

Ordered that upon acquiring the legal title to the aforesaid property of 
the Lenoir Electric Company, the Southe^-n Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company is hereby authorized, and shall have the right to charge for its 
exchange telephone service at Lenoir, North Carolina, the following schedule 
of rates, to wit: 

Per Month 

Business individual line $4.25 

Business two-party line 3.50 

Residence individual line 2.75 

Residence four-party line 2.00 

The above rates are to apply within the base rate area of the Lenoir, 
Nolrth Carolina exchange, such base rate being the town limits of the town 
of Lenoir, North Carolina, as of October 1, 1926. Outside the base rate area 
and within the territory regularly served by primary classes of service the 
same rates will apply together with the established mileage charges of the 
Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 

All of the foregoing rates for one, two or four party line service with mile- 
age charges when applicable shall entitle subscribers to an unlimited number 
of messages to all stations bearing the designation of the Lenoir central 
office; and the established toll rates of the Southern Bell Telephone and 
Telegraph Company shall apply on messages to stations bearing the des- 
ignation of another central office. 

All other service and facilities not specified herein and the rates, charges 
and practices applicable thereto, shall be the rates, charges and practices* 
set out in the North Carolina General Exchange Tariff on file with the North 
Carolina Corporation Commission. 

Done and Ordered by the North Carolina Corporation Co'umission in 
session at their office in the City of Raleigh, North Carolina this 2nd day of 
December, 1926. 

R. 0. Self, Clerk. 

Docket No. 6487. 



CLAIMS AND COMPLAINTS 

RAILROAD COMPANIES 
City of Burlington v. Southern Railway Company. Depot Facilities. 
Owing to conditions resulting from the war all matters with reference to 
petitions for depot facilities were continued until an adjustment period for 
railroad companies. This petition was left open and in 1920 a substitute 
petition was filed. After consideration new depot was built. 

Citizens of Cherrj^vriHe v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. This is 
a petition filed in 1916 asking for new depot. Owing to conditions existing 
during the war period this petition was left open for later consideration. 
This petition was again taken up in 1920 and depot built by defendant 
company. 

Citizens of Oxford v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company and Southern 
Railway Company. Physical connection at Oxford, This petition for physical 
connection at Oxford was filed in 1917, and owing to the conditions exist- 
ing during the war period same was discontinued. Later on this petition 
v/as again brought to the attention of the Commission and after full hearing 
and consideration dismissed as the Commission, under decision of court 
to require physical connection between railroads, had no jurisdiction in this 
matter. 

y Citizens of Ela v. Appalachian Railway Company. Petition for depot 
building at Ela. Depot built. 

Citizens of Plymouth v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company and Nor- 
folk Southern Railroad Company. Application for union passenger station. 
This petition was filed in 1917 and owing to conditions existing during the 
war period case was continued. After a period of readjustment by the 
railroad companies after the war period this matter was taken up and 
depot built by defendant companies. 

j Town of Newton v. Southern Railway Company and. Carolina and North- 
western Railroad Company. Application for depot facilities. This applica- 
tion was made prior to the war and order made requiring the building of a 
depot at this place. Delay in construction was caused by conditions existing 
during the war and for the period of readjustment. In 1922 matter was 
taken up and depot built. 

Town of Wadesboro v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Complaint 
of facilities with reference to shifting of freight trains at station in Wades- 
boro, and application to move freight depot to another location. This ap- 
plication was filed prior to the war period and not having been adjusted the 
matter was left open after war was declared for consideration later on. 
The matter was again brought to the attention of the Commission in 1920 
and was adjusted between plaintiff and defendant companies. 

Citizens of Morrisville v. Southern Railway Company. Complaint as to de- 
pot facilities at Morrisville. Adjusted. 



128 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Citizens of Madison v. Southern Railway Company and Norfolk and West- 
ern Railway Company, Application for new depot at Madison to take the 
place of Southern Railway depot burned at that point. This matter was 
filed previous to the war and an order made for a hearing to determine 
whether the patronage present and prospective would justify a more com- 
modious station than the one burned and if defendant Norfolk and Western 
Railway Company's facilities at the present time were inadequate — these 
matters being important with reference to erection of a new depot. Owing 
to conditions brought about by the war, decision was postponed indefinitely 
and not having further complaint or petition from petitioners, case is dis- 
missed. 

Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad and 
Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Application for improved station fa- 
cilities. Granted and new depot erected. 

Roanoke Mills Company v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. Com- 
plaint of depot accommodations. New building erected. 

Citizens of Norlina and Warrenton v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Com- 
pany. Complaint of depot accommodations at Norlina asking for a modern 
and up-to-date station at that place. This petition having been filed before 
the war and postponed indefinitely for decision, owing to conditions existing 
during the war and the period of readjustment, case was reopened and 
adjusted. 

Virginia Carolina Railway Company to the Commission. Application to 
erect and locate depot at Southport. Adjusted. 

Citizens of Graham v. Southern Railway Company. Application for loca- 
tion of passenger depot. This case was filed before the war and continued 
during the war period and also the period of readjustment. Case reopened 
and depot erected. 

Town of Morganton v. Southern Railway Company. Petition for subway 
at freight and passenger depots and Suitable freight depot. New freight 
depot erected and adjusted as to passenger depot. 

Citizens of North Charlotte v. Southern Railway Company. Petition ask- 
ing for rebuilding of depot burned in North Charlotte. Dismissed. 

Town of Glenwood v. Carolina Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad Company. 
Complaint as to conditions existing at Glenwood and asking for protection 
of shipments. Adjusted. 

Royall & Borden Manufacturing Company v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 
Company, Aberdeen and Rockfish Railroad Company, Norfolk Southern Rail- 
road Company and Southern Railroad Company. Complaint as to rate on 
cotton linters. Complaint withdrawn. 

Swift & Company v. Southern Railway Company. Claims for overcharge. 
Dismissed. 

Citizens of Spencer and East Spencer v. Southern Railway Company, Pe- 
tition for establishment of passageways over lines of the Southern Rail- 
way Company. After much consideration this matter was set for hearing. 
No decision having been reached by the Commission a special act was passed 



Claims and Complaints 129 

by special session of the Legislature in August, 1924, with reference to said 
passageways at Spencer and East Spencer. Order issued by the Commission, 
exceptions filed by defendant company and having been overruled by the 
Commission, notice of appeal is filed. Transcript of record certified to the 
Superior Court of Rowan and case dismissed from the docket of the Com- 
mission. 

Citizens of Mount Ulla v. Southern Railway Company. Petition for erection 
of new station. Depot authorized built by defendant company. 

Kiwanis Club of Washington v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company, Pe- 
tition for new passenger depot. After much correspondence and a hearing 
adjustment is reached by defendant company remodeling old station. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company to the Commission. Discontinuance 
of operations of Sunday trains granted by Commission when arrangement has 
been made for mail to be taken care of. Commission advises that this 
arrangement was made as of August 8, 1926, and train discontinued. 

Goldsboro Chamber of Commerce v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Com- 
pany, Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company, Norfolk Southern Railroad Com- 
pany and Southern Railway Company. Rate on bricks. Relief granted. 

Carolina and Yadkin River Railway Company. Abandonment of line of 
railroad. Application for abandonment of lines of railroads now coming 
under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission. This pe- 
tition was properly filed with said commission. However, road was aban- 
doned but purchased and operated under the name of the High Point, 
Thomasville and Denton Railroad Company, 

Citizens of Marble v. Southern Railway Company, Application for ex- 
tension of sidetrack. Dismissed. 

Traffic Bureau of Chamber of Commerce of Raleigh v. Norfolk Southern 
Railway Company, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, Seaboard Air Line 
Railway Company and Southern Railway Company. Rates on sand, gravel 
and crushed stone. Dismissed, 

Citizens of Millbrook v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, Application 
for change of location of depot. Adjusted. 

Messrs. Lane & McHan v. Southern Railway Company. Application for 
sidetrack at Ela. Adjusted. 

Brown Development Company v. Southern Railway. Application for 
spur track. Adjusted. 

High Point, Randleman, Asheboro and Southern Railroad Company to the 
Commission. Petition to discontinue operation of mixed trains Nos. 107 and 
136. Granted. 

Joseph W. Kilpatrick to the Commission. Condemnation of land. Adjusted 
between parties. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company to the Commission. Application to 
close Spies as station, making same non-agency. Granted. 

Corporation Commission v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company and 
Southern Railway Company. Joint transfer between defendant companies 
at Selma. Adjusted. 



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Citizens of Graphite Station and McDowell County v. Southern Railway 
Company. Petition for passenger train service. Adjusted. 

A. S. Cooper v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Complaint as to 
failure of Atlantic Coast Line train to make connection at Maxton with 
Seaboard Air Line. Dismissed. 

Town of Spring Hope v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Petition 
that Commission request Atlantic Coast Line Company to install toilet 
facilities in depot. Dismissed. 

Town of Morehead City v. Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Company 
and Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Petition for removal of freight 
in passenger depot and new station built. Granted. 

W. H. Allman v. Southern Railway Company. Complaint of depot ac- 
commodations at Coalville. Adjusted. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Williamston Telephone Company. 
Complaint of wire crossings near mile post AOVz- Adjusted. 

Wilmington, Brunswick and Southern Railway Company to the Commis- 
sion. Application to close agency at Bolivia. Petition against closing 
agency filed. No further information being received, case is dismissed. 

W. E. Breese v. Southern Railway Company. Schedule of Transylvania 
division from Hendersonville to points in Transylvania County, asking that 
former train schedules be restored. Granted. 

C. P. Rogers v. Southern Railway Company. Application for installation 
of telephone in station at East Flat Rock. Adjusted. 

John T. Welch v. Southern Railway Company. Complaint as to failure of 
defendant company to have drinking water on train. Adjusted. 

Town of Clyde v. Southern Railway Company. Complaint of depot fa- 
cilities and conditions. Adjustied. 

Cyrus C. Stone v. Norfolk Southern Railway Company. Complaint as to 
shipment of machinery, order notify shipment destined to non-agency sta- 
tion, and also petition asking for establishment of station at Farrington, 
destination of machinery. This complaint is adjusted as to shipment and 
dismissed as to establishment of agency. 

East Carolina Railroad Company to the Commission. Petition for change 
in location of freight station at Farmville. Granted. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company to the Commission. Application for 
discontinuance of trains 17 and 18. Granted. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Roseboro Light and Power Com- 
pany. Complaint of electric light wire crossings. Adjusted. 

Citizens of Farmville v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Petition for 
adequate station facilities at Farmville. Adjusted. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company to the Commission. Application 
to reduce service on Midland Branch between Goldsboro and Smithfield. 
Granted. 



Claims and Complaints 131 

Citizens of Pinnacle v. Atlantic and Yadkin Railroad Company. Appli- 
cation for railroad crossing. This being without the jurisdiction of the 
Commission and a matter between town authorities or county authorities and 
railroad company, case is dismissed. 

J. Crawford v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Application for 
change in schedule from Durham to Duncan. Dismissed. 

Seaboard Air Line Railway Company to the Commission. Application to 
abandon Manly as a non-agency prepay station. Counter petition filed and 
nothing further having been heard from petitioner, case dismissed. 

Citizens of Richland v. Dover and Southbound Railroad Company. Com- 
plaint as to change in schedule. Objections withdrawn and schedule changed. 

W. H. Selder v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company and Piedmont and 
Northern Railway Company. Complaint of condition of toilet at Mount 
Holly. Adjusted. 

Kiwanis Club of Lenoir v. Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company. 
Complaint of change in schedule of train No. 2. Adjusted. 

Norfolk Southern Railway Company to the Commission. Application to 
close station at Wayville. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to change 
name of Balfour Station to Smyth. Granted. 

Zimmerman Bros. v. Atlantic and Yadin Railway Company and its re- 
ceivers. Petitions for construction of sidetrack to industry. Adjusted. 

Junaluska Supply Company v. Southern Railway Company. Complaint 
as to removal of sidetrack known as Wilson spur track. Adjusted. 

Southern Railway Company to the Commission. Plans for freight station 
at Biltmore dismissed as it is now a matter of adjustment between railroad 
company and city oflBcials. 

Arthur W. Gregory v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Petition 
for siding. Adjusted. 

Leonard Tufts v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Petition for re- 
moval of tracks. Adjusted. 

Atlantic and Carolina Railroad Company to the Commission. Petition 
to replace passenger train service with automobiles. Granted. 

U. B. Blalock v. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. Complaint of 
train schedules and connection at Hamlet. Adjusted. 

C. D. Ray and R. M. Ray v. Southern Railway Company. Petition for 
construction and maintenance of sidetrack and trestle. 

Carolina Clinchfield and Ohio Railway Company to the Commission. Appli- 
cation for discontinuance of Linville Falls as an agency station. Adjusted. 

Smoky Mountain Railway Company to the Commission. Application for 
change of schedule of freight train. Closed. 



182 N. C. CORPORATION (X)MMISSTON 

Durham Chamber of Commerce v. Southern Railway System. Pullman 
service from Durham to New York. Adjusted. 

Bruce Craven v. High Point, Randleman, Asheboro and Southern Rail- 
road Company. Petition for improved railway service. Adjusted, 

Seaboard Air Line Railway Company to the Commission. Application for 
discontinuance of unremunerative local passenger trains 31 and 34 between 
Hamlet and Wilmington. Granted. 

J. L. Baker v, Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. Complaint of dis- 
continuance of trains Nos, 19 and 20. Dismissed. 

Norfolk and Western Railway Company to the Commission. Application 
for proposed change of schedule on the Durham division. Granted, 

Southern Railway Company to the Commission. Application to change 
agency at Blantyre to non-agency station. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to change 
agency at Calvert to non-agency station. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to change 
agency at Davidson River to non-agency station. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to change 
agency at Fontana to non-agency station. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to change 
agency at Hillgirt to non-agency station. Granted. 

Seaboard Air Line Railway Company to the Commission. Change in 
flag stop from Meredith to Meredith College. Granted. 

W. T. Hunt V. Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. Petition to make 
Apex a flag stop for through trains. Dismissed. 

North Carolina Merchants Association (merchants of Rosemary, Roanoke 
Rapids and Roanoke Junction) v. American Railway Express Company. 
Complaint of delivery service to Roanoke Junction. Adjusted. 

Kinston Carolina Railroad Company and Carolina Railroad Company to 
the Commission. Application to close agency at Pink Hill. Adjusted. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Town of Whitakers. Complaint 
of power line on railroad right of way. Adjusted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application for change 
in schedule of No. 16 out of Charlotte. Granted. 

Atlantic and Yadkin Railway Company to the Commission. Application 
for permission to close waiting rooms in small stations after passage of 
last trains for the day. Granted. 

Goldsboro Chamber of Commerce v. Southern Railway Company. Petition 
as to Pullman car service on train No. 112 at Goldsboro. Dismissed. 

Atlantic and Yadkin Railroad Company to the Commission. Application 
for change in name of station from Ore Hill to Mount Vernon Springs. 
Granted. 



Ci.Ai.MvS AND Complaints 133 

City of Lexington v. Southern Railway Company. Construction of over- 
head bridge at Cotton Grove Crossing. Adjusted. 

Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company to the Commission. Appli- 
cation for trans'fer of business from Rhodhiss Station to Granite Palls. 
Granted. 

Sleeping car service Wilmington-Raleigh and Goldsboro-Beaufort. Ad- 
justed as to Wilmington-Raleigh and dismissed as to Goldsboro-Beaufort. 

Henry N. Clark v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. Complaint of 
condition of crossing at Norfleet. Adjusted. 

Citizens of Stackhouse v. Southern Railway Company. Removal of 
station and agency from Runion to Stackhouse. Adjusted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application for authority to 
make Cherry ville a non-agency station. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application to make Quebec 
a non-agency station. Granted. 

Dover and Southbound Railroad Company to the Commission. Application 
for change in service from daily, except Sunday, to triweekly. Granted. 

Seaboard Air Line Railway Company to the Commission. Application 
for permission to discontinue double daily service on Pittsboro branch and 
operate single service. Granted. 

Southern Railway System to the Commission. Application for permission 
to change record as to Woodfin Station. Granted. 



ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER COMPANIES 

Thomas W. Alexander v. Tidewater Power Company, Atlantic Coast Line 
Railroad Company and Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. Complaint 
as to handling of baggage on through tickets for Wrightsville Beach, the 
passenger in each case being subjected to the inconvenience of making 
arrangements for transfer and transportation of same between Wilmington 
and the Beach. Adjusted. 

Stanley-McCormick v. Burnsville Electric Company. Complaint of rates. 
Dismissed. 

Town of Lillington v. North State Power Company. Request for reduction 
in rates and also 24-hour service. Dismissed. 

Superintendent of Public Instruction of Johnston County v. North State 
Power Company. Complaint of connection charge to schools at Micro and 
Princeton. It appearing from explanation of defendant company that tjie 
charge made is for materials used or materials purchased and not used, 
and that the charge is not a part of electric lighting rate, case is dismissed. 

McL. Woodward v. Southern Public Utilities Company. In re construction 
of electric transmission line, connection of same with line of defendant 
company. Adjusted. 



134 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Mangum Turner v. Tidewater Power Company. Electric light extension 
transmission line along the Castle Hayne Road. Adjusted. 

David W. Smith v. Asheville Power and Light Company. Complaint as 
to lack of gas facilities in West Asheville. Dismissed. 

H. B. Craven v. Carolina Power and Light Company. Complaint as to 
heating and lighting. Adjusted. 

John S. Butler v. St. Paul Power Company. Complaint of service. 
Dismissed. 

Mrs. E. P. Edwards v. North Carolina Public Service Company. Com- 
plaint of charges for service. Dismissed. 

J. B. Lincker v. Southern Power Company, Tide Water Power Company 
and Carolina Power and Light Company. Request that cotton gins and 
oil mills be placed on preferred list for power in connection with any 
contemplated curtailment of power during summer and fall. Adjusted. 

A. M. Harris v. Carolina Power and Light Company. Complaint of 
service as to quality and pressure. Adjusted. 

Toe River Herald and Town of Spruce Pine v. Garris Clay Company. 
Complaint of service of defendant company in furnishing electric power 
and lines to the town of Spruce Pine. Dismissed. 

Joseph S. Cook v. N. C. Public Service Company. Complaint of excessive 
charge. Adjusted. 

Dr. J. C. Vaughan v. Rich Square Light and Power Company. Complaint 
of electric power lines interfering with telephone service, rendering same 
dangerous and useless. Defendant company is given copy of the Commis- 
sion's regulations in regard to wire crossings and advised to make such 
corrections as in each case such parties may be responsible. 

Mrs. W. N. Clark v. Asheville Power and Light Company. Complaint of 
having to exchange prepay meter for straight meter. Adjusted. 

Greenville Gas Company to the Commission. Schedule of rates for Green- 
ville. The following schedule approved: 

$2.35 per 1,000 to 5,0^0 cu. ft. 

1.80 per 1,000.: 5,000 to 10,000 cu. ft. 

1.35 per 1,000 10.000 and over 

Minimum bill per month $1.50. 

Discount of 5 cents per thousand on bills paid on or before the 10th of 
the month. 

Docket No. 6243. 

Kinston Gas Company to the Commission. Schedule of rates for Kinston. 
The following rates are approved: 

$2.35 per 1,000 to 5,000 cu. ft. 

' 1.80 per 1,000 5,000 to 10,000 cu. ft. 

1.35 per 1,000 10,000 and over 

Minimum bill per month $1.50. 

Discount of 5 cents per thousand on bills paid on or before the 10th of 
the month. 

Docket No. 6244. 



Claims and Complaints • 135 

P. M. Queen v. Asheville Power and Light Company. Complaint of 
charges on secondary lines in Canton. Adjusted. 

Tide Water Power Company to the Commission. Rates for Chadbourn, 
Whiteville and Burgaw. The following rates are approved: 

Chadbourn and Whiteville 
Ldghting Rate 

13c per kilowatt hour for the first 25 k.w.h. per month 

10c per kilowatt hour for the next 75 k.w.h. per month 

6c per kilowatt hour for the next 200 k.w.h, per month 

5c per kilowatt hour for the next 200 k.w.h. per month 

4c per kilowatt hour for all over 500 k.w.h. per month 

Minimum bill for any one month $1.50. 

Less 5 per cent if paid before 5 o'clock p.m. on 10th day from rendition 
of bill. 

Cooking and Heating 

5c per kilowatt hour for the first 100 k.w.h. per month. 
4c per kilowatt hour for all current in excess of 100 k.w.h. 
Minimum bill for any one month $3.00, less 5 per cent if paid before 
5:00 o'clock p.m. on 10th day from rendition of bill. 

Power Rate 
7c per k.w.h. up to 20 k.w.h. per h.p. per month. 
6c per k.w.h. next 60 k.w.h. per h.p. per month. 
3c per k.w.h. for all current in excess of above amount. 
Minimum for any one month $1.50 per h.p. 

Less 5 per cent if paid before 5 o'clock p.m. on 10th day from rendition 
of bill. 

BURGAW 

Lighting Rate 

12i^c per kilowatt hour for the first 25 k.w.h. per month 

10c per kilowatt hour for the next 75 k.w.h. per month 

6c per kilowatt hour for the next 200 k.w.h. per month 

5c per kilowatt hour for the next 200 k.w.h. per month 

4c per kilowatt hour for all over 500 k.w.h. per month 

Minimum bill for any one month $1.50. 

Less 5 per cent if paid before 5:00 o'clock p.m. on 10th day from ren- 
dition of bill. 

Cooking and Heating Rate 
5c per kilowatt hour for the first 100 k.w.h. per month. 
4c per kilowatt hour for all current in excess of 100 k.w.h. 
Minimum bill for any one month $3.00. 

Less 5 per cent if paid before 5:00 o'clock p.m. on 10th day from ren- 
dition of bill. 

Power Rates 
7c per k.w.h. to 60 k.w.h. per h.p. per month. 
6c per k.w.h. next 60 k.w.h. per h.p. per month. 
3c per k.w.h. for all current in excess of above amount. 
Minimum for any one month $1.50 per h.p. Less 5 per cent if paid 
before 5:00 o'clock p.m. on the 10th day from rendition of bill. 

Docket No. 6255. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Proposed 
rates for electric light service in Burlington, Graham, Gibsonville, Haw 
River, Mebane and surrounding territory: 



136 • N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



First 50 k.w.h. consumed 10c each 

Next 50 k.w.h. consumed 8c each 

Next 100 k.w.h. consumed 7c each 

Next 600 k.w.h. consumed 6c each 

Next 200 k.w.h. consumed 5c each 

Next 1000 k.w.h. consumed 4c each 

Next 2000 k.w.h. consumed 3M,c each 

Next 4000 k.w.h. consumed ._ 3c each 

The above rates are net and not subject to discount. 
Minimum charge $1.00 per month. 

These rates, showing a reduction are filed with the approval of the Com- 
mission, subject to complaint and hearing, to become effective with next 
meter reading periods with the various towns affected. Also large power 
rate for electric power service in the towns of Burlington, Gibsonville, 
Graham, Haw River, Mebane and surrounding territory, as follows: 

This rate is now applicable to all consumers having a connected load Of 
100 horsepower or over, and we propose to change same to make it appli- 
cable to all consumers having a connected load of 35 horsepower or over. 

Rate for small electric power service in Salisbury, Spencer and East 
Spencer, as follows: 

First 50 k.w.h used per month 6 c per k.w.h. 

Next 150 k.w.h. used per month 5 c per k.w.h. 

Next 300 k.w.h. used per month 4 c per k.w.h. 

Next 500 k.w.h. used per month 2 5c per k.w.h. 

Next 1,000 k.w.h. used per month 2.3c per k.w.h. 

Next 3,000 k.w.h. used per month 2.0c per k.w.h. 

All over 5,000 k.w.h. used per month 1.7c per k.w.h. 

The above rates are net and not subject to discount. 

The minimum monthly charge for service shall be $1.00 -per horsepower 
of connected load. 

Docket No. 6256. 

Slayden, Fakes & Company v. Asheville Power and Light Company. Com- 
plaint as to commercial rates. Adjusted. 

Southern Public Utilities Company to the Commission. Rates for heating 
and cooking. Following rates approved: 

Minimum charge $2.00 per month — for which energy is supplied up 
to and including 50 k.w.h 

For the next 50 k.w.h 3y2C per kilowatt hour 

For all over 100 k.w.h 3 c per kilowatt hour 

Docket No. 6296. 

Southern Power Company to the Commission. Rates for cooking and 
water heating at Salisbury. The following rates approved: 

Minimum charge $2.00 per month — for which energy is supplied up 
to and including 50 kilowatt hours. 

For the next 50 k.w.h 3yi>c per k.w.h. 

All over 100 k.w.h 3 c per k.w.h. 

Docket No. 6297. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Revised elec- 
tric cooking and heating rate for the towns of Greensboro, High Point, 
Salisbury, Spencer, East Spencer, Burlington, Graham, Gibsonville, Haw 
River, Mebane and surrounding territory. 



Claims and Complaints 137 

Minimum charge, $2.00 per month for which energy is supplied up 
to and including 50 kilowatt hours. 

For the next 50 k.w.h 3i/l,c per k.w.h. 

For all over 100 k.w.h —.3 c per k.w.h. 

This rate is net and not subject to discount. 
Docket No. 6303. 

Tidewater Power Company to the Commission. Reduced rates for ice 
plants, approved as follows: 

For ice plants using 3 ton to 10 ton machinery and operating under 
60 per cent load factor. 

First 40 hours use of connected load in k.w.h. at 6c per k.w.h. 

(Minimum charge). 

Balance at 2c per k.w.h. 

5 per cent discount 10 day payment. 

Fuel clause on bottom step. 
Docket No. 6305. 

Pickett Milling Company v. Carolina Power & Light Company. Complaint 
cf power rate for grist mills. Adjusted. 

New River Light and Power Company to the Commission. Schedule for 
light and power at Boone approved as follows: 

Lighting Homes, Churches, Stores, Garages and the Like 

Minimum $1.25 

First 32 k.w.h. at 12.5c Next 100 k.w.h. at 8c 

Next 36 k.w.h. at ll.l/9c Next 100 k.w.h. at 7c 

Next 50 k.w.h. at 10c Above 418 k.w.h. at 6c 

Next 100 k.w.h. at 9c 

Motor Rate 

First 300 k.w.h. at 6c Above 600 k.w.h. at 4c 

Next 300 k.w.h. at 5c 
These are net prices, if paid promptly at the first call. At the second call 
5 per cent will be added; 10 per cent at the third call. If bill is not paid 
then service will be discontinued until the account is paid. One dollar will 
be charged for the re-hook-up. Over and above expenses, the money collected 
will go to the permanent endowment fund, ito be loaned to needy students. 
Docket No. 6311. 

E. G. Long V. Carolina Power and Light Company. Complaint of excessive 
charges. Dismissed. 

J. L. Martin Realty Company v. Asheville Power and Light Company. 
Complaint of street car service to West Asheville. Adjusted. 

Franklin Hotel, Brevard v. Brevard Light and Power Company. Appli- 
cation for seasonal rates. The following rate approved: 

First 10 k.w.h. 20c Ntxt 50 k.w.h. 14c 

Ne:vt 25 k.w.h. 18c All over 110 k.w.h. 12c 

Next 25 k.w.h. 16c 

Tent shows and carnivals, for one week only, 20 cents per k.w.h. 

Docket No. 6318. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Rate and 
Power schedules for Randleman approved as follows: 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Small Power Schedule 

First 50 k.w.h. consumed 7c each 

Next 150 k.w.h. consumed 6c each 

Next 300 k.w.h. consumed 5c each 

Next 500 k.w.h. consumed '3.5c each 

Over 1,000 k.w.h. consumed ...2.5c each 

Minimum charge to be $1.00 per month per horsepower of contracted load. 

The above rate is net and not subject to discount. 

Electric Light Schedule 

First 50 k.w.h. consumed _ 10c each 

Next 50 k.w.h. consumed 9c each 

Next 100 k.w.h. consumed 8c each 

Next 600 k.w.h. consumed 7c each 

Next 200 k.w.h. consumed 6c each 

Next 1,000 k.w.h. consumed 5c each 

Next 2,000 k.w.h. consumed 4i/4c each 

Over 4,000 k.w.h. consumed 4c each 

Minimum charges to be $1.00 per month per meter. 

The above rate is net and not subject to discount. 

Docket No. 6319. 

Southern Power Company to the Commission. Electric rates at Salisbury 
approved as follows: 

Lighting Schedule 

For the first 25 k.w.h 8.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 275 k.w.h 7.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 300 k.w.h 6.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 400 k.w.h 4.8c per k.w.h. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h 3.5c per k.w.h. 

For the next 2,000 k.w.h 3.0c per k.w.h. 

For all over 4,000 k.w.h 2.8c per k.w.h. 

If bills are paid before the 10th of the month, they are subject to the fol- 
lowing discounts: 5 per cent if the consumption is less than 100 k.w.h.; 
3 per cent where the consumption exceeds 100 k.w.h. 

Power Schedule 

For the first 50 k.w.h. per month 6.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 150 k.w.h. per month 4.5 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 200 k.w.h. per month.... 3.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 600 k.w.h. per month 2.6 c per k.w.E". 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.35c per k.w.h. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 3,000 k.w.h. per month 1.8 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 4,000 k.w.h. per month 1.65c per k.w.h. 

For the next 10,000 k.w.h. per month 1.6 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 80,000 k.w.h. per month 1.4 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 50,000 k.w.h. per month 1.35c per k.w.h. 

For the next 100,000 k.w.h. per month 1.3 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 100,000 k.w.h. per month 1.35c per k.w.li. 

For the next 350,000 k.w.h. per month 1.2 c per k.w.h. 

No discounts allowed on this scale of rates. 
Docket No. 6326. 

Southern Public Utilities Company to the Commission. Schedule of rates 
for Charlotte, Hickory, China Grove, Thomasville, Reidsville, Belmont, Mount 
Holly, Paw Creek, Haskins, Bessemer City, approved as follows: 



Claims and Complaints 139 

Lighting Schedule 

For the first 25 k.w.h 8.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 375 k.w.h 7.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 300 k.w.h 6.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 200 k.w.h 5.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 100 k.w.h 4.0c per k.w.h^ 

For all over 1,000 k.w.h.... 2.0c per k.w.h. 

Discount 5 per cent on all bills if paid by the tenth of the month. 

Power Schedule 

For the first 50 k.w.h. per month 6.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 150 k.w.h. per month 4.5 c per k~w.h. 

For the next 200 k.w.h. per month 3.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 600 k.w.h. per month 2.6 c per k.w.B. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.35c per k.w.h. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 3,000 k.w.h. per month 1.8 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 4,000 k.w.h. per month 1.65c per k.w.If! 

For the next 10,000 k.w.h. per month 1.6 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 80,000 k.w.h. per month 1.4 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 50,000 k.w.h. per month 1.35c per k.w.B:. 

For the next 100,000 k.w.h. per month 1.3 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 100,000 k.w.h. per month 1.25c per k.w.h. 

For the next 350,000 k.w.h. per month 1.2 c per k.w.h. 

Minimum charge: 

$1.00 per month per h.p. for connected load up to 25 h.p. 
.75 per month per h.p. for connected load from 26 to 50 h.p. 
.50 per month per h.p. for connected load over 50 h.p. 
Docket No. 6337. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Lighting 
schedule and small power rates in Salisbury, Spencer and East Spencer ap- 
proved as follows: 

Lighting Rate 

For the first 25 k.w.h 8.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 275 k.w.h 7.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 300 k.w.h 6.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 400 k.w.h 4.8c per k.w.E. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h 3.5c per k.w.h. 

For the next 2,000 k.w.h 3.0c per k.w.h. 

For all over 4,000 k.w.h 2.8c per k.w.h. 

Minimum charge $1.00. 

Discount 5 per cent on all bills up to 100 k.w.h. and 3 per cent on bills 
over 100 k.w.h., if paid by the 10th of the month. 

Small Power Service 

For the first 50 k.w.h. per month 6.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 150 k.w.h. per month 4.5 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 200 k.w.h. per month 3.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 600 k.w.h. per month 2.6 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.35c per k.w.h. 

For the next 1,000 k.w.h. per month 2.0 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 3,000 k.w.h. per month 1.8 c per k.w.h. 

For the next 4,000 k.w.h. per month 1.65c per k.w.Ti. 

For the next 10,000 k.w.h. per month 1.6 c per k.w.h. 

For all over 20,000 k.w.h. per month 1.4 c per k.w.h. 

This rate is net and not subject to discount. 
Docket No. 6329. 



140 A\ (\ CORPOKATION COMMISSION 

North Carolina Electrical Power Company to the Commission. Electric 
rate schedule approved as follows: 

Combination Large Lighting and Power 
Application of Schedule 

This is applicable for combination large lighting and power service, where 
the power load comprises not less than 50 per cent of the total demand load 
under contracts for 25 k.w. or over. 

Description of Service 

Service will be supplied hereunder in accordance with the provisions of 
the Rules and Regulations attached hereto and Marked Exhibit "B." 

Rate 

$2.00 net per contract k.w.h. each month, which $2.00 entitled con- 
sumer to use during such month 20 k.w.h. 
5 cents net per k.w.h. for the next 1,000 k.w.h. used per month. 
3 cents net per k.w.h. for the next 1,000 k.w.h. used per month. 
1^2 cents net per k.w.h. for the excess of above stated amounts. 

Contract K.W. 

The contract K.W. under this schedule shall be the contract demand as 
determined under the provisions of Rule 4 of the attached Rules and Regu- 
lations, except that for installations where elevators constitute a part of the 
load, the Company reserves the right to determine that portion of the con- 
tract K.W. exclusive of the elevator load in accordance with the above stated 
rule and add thereto, to arrive at the total contract K.W., a percentage of 
the connected elevator load as follows: 

1 elevator 100 per cent of full load rating. t 

2 elevators 90 per cent of combined full load ratings. 

3 elevators or more 80 per cent of combined full load ratings. 

Contract Period 

This schedule applies to service for a period of not less than one year, 
provided that contracts for longer periods may be required where circum- 
stances justify. 

For Large Paper and Pulp Mills 
Ap2)Ucation of Schedule 

This service applies only to paper and pulp mills contracting for a demand 
of 1,500 k.w. or more; voltage of delivery to be the transmission line voltage 
at delivery point. 

Rate 

$3.00 net per month per contract k.w., which $3.00 includes the use of 
325 k.w.h. 

6.5 mills net per k.w.h. for the excess of the above stated amount. 

Contract Period 

This schedule applies to service for a period of not less than five years, 
provided that contracts for longer periods may be required where circum- 
stances justify. 

Docket No. 6333. 



Claims and Complaints 141 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Electric 
Rates in the towns and cities of Greensbo-ro, High Point, Salisbury, Spencer, 
East Spencer, Burlington, Graham, Gibsonville, Haw River, Mebane, Efland, 
Pleasant Garden, Randleman, Trinity, Archdale and vicinity approved as 
follows: 

Five cents per k.w.h, consumed. 
Minimum charge $2.00 per month per meter. 
This rate is net. 
Docket No. 6341. 

P. A. Barringer v. Troutman Light and Power Company. Complaint of 
inadequate service. Adjusted. 

Mrs. A. M. Mesich v. Asheville Power and Light Company. Complaint of 
overcharge. Adjusted. 

Fitzgerald and Company, Inc., v. Yadkin River Power Company. Com- 
plaint of charge for service. Dismissed. 

H. P. Edwards v. Carolina Power and Light Company. Complaint as to 
service. Adjusted. 

Tidewater Power Company to the Commission. Rates for Wilmington 
Beach, Carolina Beach, White Lake. The following rates approved: 

To All Consumees at Seabreeze, Carolina Beach and Wilmington Beach 

Character of Service: A. C, 60 cycles, single phase, 115-230 volts. 

Rate: 18c per kilowatt hour for first ly^ k.w.h. per 60 watt lamp (or 
equivalent) per month. 15c per k.w.h. for next 4^/^ k.w.h. per 60 watts equiv- 
alent per month, 9c per k.w.h. all in excess of above. 

Minimum charge: $15.00 for the initial period of 3 months, proportionate 
charge for less than 3 months. $3.00 a month thereafter. 

Connection charge: $3.00 for service less than three months. 

Cash discount: Five per cent. 

Term of contract: Indefinite. 

To All Consumers at White Lake, N. C. 
Character of service: A. C, Cycles, single phase, 115-230 volts. 

Rate 

12i^c per k.w.h. for first 25 k.w.h. per month 
10c per k.w.h. for next 25 k.w.h. per month 
6c per k.w.h. for excess. 

Minimum Charge 

$15.00 for initial period of 3 months or less. 
3.00 a month thereafter. 

Cash discount: Five Per cent. 

Term of contract: Indefinite. 

Rates for children approved as follows: 

Round trip fare to Wrightsville Beach for children over five and under 
twelve years of age 25 cents. 

Docket No. 6419. 



142 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Burnsville Li^ht, Heat and Power Company to the Commission. Rate for 
Feldspar Mining, 
l^c per k.w.h. 
Minimum per month $1.00 per horsepower demand. 

Docket No. 6432. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Gas rates 
for Burlington approved as follows: 

For the first 5,000 cu. ft. per month $2.10 per M.C.F. 

For the next 10,000 cu. ft. per month 1.95 per M.C.F. 

For the next 20,000 cu. ft. per month 1.70 per M.C.F. 

For the next 25,000 cu. ft. per month 1.50 per M.C.F. 

For the next 40,000 cu. ft. per month 1.25 per M.C.F. 

All over 100,000 cu. ft. per month 1.00 per M.C.F. 

The above rates are net and not subject to discount. 

The minimum monthly charge for service shall be $1.50 per meter. 

Docket No. 6436. 

Asheville Power and Light Company to the Commission. Application for 
residential and commercial gas schedule for Asheville the following rates 
and approved, subject to hearing upon complaint, to become effective Febru- 
ary 1, 1926: 

This schedule applicable to service for general retail gas cooking, heating, 
lighting and gas for industrial purposes. 

Rate 

$1.90 net per M.C.F for first 5 M.C.F. 

1.80 net per M.C.F..... for next 5 M.C.F. 

1.65 net per M.C.F : for next 10 M.C.F. 

1.20 net per M.C.F for next 20 M.C.F. 

1.05 net per M.C.F. for excess. 
Minimum charge per meter $1.50 net. 
Contract: Not less than one year. 
Docket No. 6387. 

Hillsboro Light and Power Company to the Commission. Application for 
electric light and power rates for Hillsboro. The following rates filed and 
approved subject to hearing upon complaint, the rates representing a reduc- 
tion in rates in effect at this time: 

Electric Light Rates 

First 30 k.w. hours @ .12i^c. 
Next 45 k.w. hours @ .lie 
Next 75 k.w. hours @ .10c 
Next 250 k.w. hours @ .09c 
Next 400 k.w. hours @ .08c 
Next 500 k.w. hours @ .07c 
Next 700 k.w. hours @ .06c 
All in excess of 2000 k.w. hours @ .05c 
Minimum $1.25 per month. 
Discount 5 per cent if bills paid by 10th of each month. 

Residential Pumi) Rates 

First 10 k.w. hours @ .12y2C 

Next 5 k.w. hours @ .lie 

All in excess of 15 k.w. hours @.10c 

Minimum $1.25 per month for each 1 h.p. motor or fraction thereof. 



Claims and Complaints 143 

No discounts up to 3 h.p. More than 3 h.p. at $1.00 per h.p. per month. 
Electric Refrigeration Rates: All k.w. hours at 6 cents. 
No discounts. 

Minimum $2.00 per month. 
All other power rates same as now on file. 
Docket No. 6407. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. The following rates 
approved for the town of Roxboro: 

COMMEKCIAL LIGHTING RATE 

AvailaHlity 
Commercial lighting for stores, oflBces, theatres, hotels, boarding houses 
and all industrial and commercial establishments, etc., which permits use of 
miscellaneous heating appliances of not more than 660 watts, and small 
fractional h.p. motors: 

Rate 

12c gross, lli/^c net per k.w.h. for first 50 k.w.h. per month 

10c gross, 9l^c net per k.w.h. for next 200 k.w.h. per month 

8c gross, IVzC net per k.w.h. for next 300 k.w.h. per month 

QVzc gross, 6c net per k.w.h. for next 1200 k.w.h. per month 

3c gross, 3c net per k.w.h. for all excess. 

Payment 
The difference between the gross rate and net rate constitutes a prompt 
payment discount which is allowed when bills are paid within ten days 
from the date thereof. When not so paid the gross rate shall apply. 
Minimum monthly charge, $1.50 net. 
Term of contract, one year. 

Residential Lighting Rate 
AvailaMlity 
This schedule is available for electric service to residences only, and is not 
applicable to hotels, boarding houses, offices, or commercial establishments. 
It includes the use of energy for lighting and for the operation of miscel- 
laneous household appliances, provided the rating of no single appliance is 
in excess of 660 watts. This schedule is also available for motors of less 
than one (1) horsepower. 

Determination of First Block 
Numl)er of Rooms First Block 

4 rooms or less 24 k.w.h. per month 

5 rooms or less 26 k.w.h. per month 

6 rooms or less 28 k.w.h. per month 

7 rooms or less 30 k.w.h. per month 

8 rooms or less 32 k.w.h. per month 

9 rooms or less 34 k.w.h. per month 

10 rooms or less 36 k.w.h. per month 

11 rooms or less 38 k.w.h. per month 

12 rooms or less 40 k.w.h. per month 

13 rooms or less 42 k.w.h. per month 

14 rooms or less 44 k.w.h. per month 

15 rooms or less- 46 k.w.h. per month 

16 rooms or less 48 k.w.h. per month 

17 rooms or over 50 k.w.h. per month 



144 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Number of Rooms Counted to Determine K.W.H. in First Block 
In taking count of rooms to determine the number of k.w.h. contained 
in first, all the rooms in houses are to be counted except hallways (not in- 
cluding hallways used as living rooms), alcoves, bathrooms, lavatories, un- 
finished attic and basement rooms, trunk rooms, laundry rooms, front and 
rear porches, sleeping porches, not permanently closed, fruit rooms and pan- 
tries. Garages, detached buildings and stables connected to house meter 
count as one room and each bed room in same will be counted as one room. 

Payment 
The difference between the gross rate and net rate constitutes a prompt 
payment discount which is allowed when bills are paid within ten days 
from the date thereof. When not so paid the gross rate shall apply. 

Minimum monthly charge, $1.50 net. 
Term of contract, one year. 

Docket No. 6238. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. The follow- 
ing schedule of rates for High Point and vicinity for textile and grain mills 
approved : 

Primary Day or Night, or Day and Night Power for Textile and Grain Mills, 
Using 100 Kilowatts and Over 

Kilowatt Hours Per Month Per Kilowatt Hour 

First 50,000 $1.40 

Next 50,000 1.35 

Next 50,000 1.30 

Next 50,000 1.25 

Next 100,000 1.20 

Next 100,000 and over 1.15 

All power of the above class used by a customer in excess of the maximum 
number of kilowatt hours per month permitted to be used under the contract 
of such customer shall be paid for at the rate of 1.4 cents per kilowatt hour, 
provided, however, that' the company shall be undor no obligation to furnish 
power in excess of the maximum amount required to be furnished by its 
contract. 

Minimum charge shall be on a bi-monthly basis and all customers shall be 
required to pay, regardless of amount of power actually used, for sixty-six 
and two-thirds per cent (66 2-3 per cent) of the maximum number of kilo- 
watt hours contracted for in any period of two months. Minimums shall be 
adjusted bi-monthly. 

Docket No. 6290. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. The following re- 
vised gas rates for Durham and Raleigh filed and approved: 

Application of Schedule: This schedule is applicable to service for general 
retail gas lighting, heating, cooking and gas for industrial puirposes. 



Claims and Complaints 145 

Rate 

Prepay meters $1.80 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters to 5,000 cu. ft 1.85 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters next 5,000 cu. ft 1.70 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters next 10,000 cu. ft 1.55 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters next 30,000 cu. ft 1.25 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters next 50,000 cu. ft 1.05 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Regular meters all oveo* 100,000 cu. ft 1.00 per 1000 cu. ft. 

Prompt Payment discounts: On all bills paid within ten days from the 
date thereof there will be allowed a discount of five (5 cents) cents per thou- 
sand cubic feet for customers having a regular meter. No discount is allowed 
customers having a prepay meter. 

Monthly guarantee: The minimum charge per meter is $1.50 net per 
month. 

Contract period: This schedule applies to service for a period of not less 
than one year. 

Docket No. 6307. 

Franklin Light and Power Department to the Commission. The follow- 
ing schedule of rates for sale of electric power filed and approved: 

Schedule No. 1. 

Primary, day or night, or day and night -for plants using 100 kiloioatts or over 

For the first 10,000 k.w. hours per month 2.5c per k.w.h. 

For the next 10,000 k.w. hours per month ...2.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 10,000 k.w. hours per month 1.5c per k.w.h. 

For the next 10,000 k.w. hours per month 1.0c per k.w.h. 

All over 1.0c per k.w.h. 

All power of the above class used by a customer in excess of the maximum 
number of kilowatt hours per month permitted to be used under the contract 
of such customer shall be paid for at the rate of 2.5 cents per kilowatt hour, 
provided, however, that the Town of Franklin shall be under no obligation to 
furnish power in excess of the maximum amount required to be furnished 
by the contract. 

The monthly minimum charge for the above clasa of power shall be $1.25 
per kilowatt for each kilowatt contracted for. 

Schedule No. 2 

Primary, day or night, or day and night power for plants using 100 k.w. or less 

For the first 1,000 k.w. hrs. per month 3.5c per k.w.h. 

For the next 3,000 k.w. hirs. per month ....3.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 5,000 k.w. hrs. per month 2 5c per k.w.h. 

All over 2.0c per k.w.h. 

All power of the above class used by a customer in excess of the maximum 
number of kilowatt hours per month permitted to be used under the contract 
of such customer shall be paid for at the rate of 3.5c per kilowatt hour, 
provided, however, that the Town of Franklin shall be under no obligation 
to furnish power in excess of the maximum amount required to be furnished 
by the contract. 

The monthly minimum charge for the above class of power shall be $1.25 
per kilowatt for each kilowatt contracted for. 

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146 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Schedule No. 3 

Rates for Miscellaneous Primary Power 

For the first 50 k.w. hrs. per month S.Oc per k.w.h. 

For the next 100 k.w. hrs. per month 7.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 300 k.w. hrs. per month 5.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 500 k.w. hrs. per month 3.5c per k.w.h. 

All over 2.0c per k.w.h. 

The monthly minimum charge for the above class of power shall be $1.25- 
per kilowatt for each kilowatt contracted for. 

Schedule No. 4 
Resident Rate 
Twelve cents per kilowatt hour regardless of the amount used in any one 
month. 

The monthly minimum charge for this class of power shall be $1.50 per 
month whether or not any power is taken or used. 

Schedule No. 5. 
Commercial Rate 

For the first 25 k.w. hours ..12.0c per k.w.h. 

For the next 100 k.w. hours S.Oc per k.w.h. 

All over 6.0c per k.w.h. 

The minimum charge for this class of power shall be $1.50 per month 
whether or not any power is taken or used. 

Schedule No. 6 
Cooking Rate 
Four cents per kilowatt hoUlr regardless of the amount used in any one 
month. 

The minimum charge for this class of power shall be $3.00 per month 
whether or not any power is taken or used. 
Docket No. 6373. 

Neuse River Electric Company to the Commission. The following electric 
rates for Jacksonville filed and approved: 

Domestic Rates 

First 25 k.w : 12i/^c per k.w. 

Next 75 k.w 10c per k.w. 

All over 100 k.w 6c per k.w. 

Less 5 per cent discount if paid by 10th of month^ 
Minimum bill $1.50 per month. 

Cooking Rates 

First 100 k.w 5c per k.w. 

All over 4c per k.w. 

5 per cent discount if paid within 10 days. 
Minimum $3.00 per month. 

Power 

First 20 k.w 7c per k.w. 

Next 60 k.w 6c per k.w. 

All over 3c per k.w. 

Less 5 per cent discount if paid by 10th of month. 
Minimum $1.50 per h.p. per month. 



Claims and Complaints 147 

Street Light 
Seven and one half cents per k.w. ^ 

Less 5 per cent if paid by 10th of month. 

Docket No. 6390. 

Asheville Power and Light Company. The following rates were filed and 
approved without orders being made in case: 

Rates for Asheville, including residence lighting and cooking. 

Commercial lighting 

Miscellaneous short term or seasonal service 

Temporary lighting or power service 

Advertising window lighting 

Advertising sign and decorative lighting 

Docket .No. 6208. 

Schedule of rates approved for Canton Electric Company without order 
being made. 

Docket No. 6269. 

Large and small miscellaneous power schedules and commercial schedules 
filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6354. 

Virginia Electric and Power Company to the Commission. Rate schedules 
for service in Eastern North Caroling — Counties of Northampton, Hertford, 
Bertie and Martin: 

Retail Lighting Rate 

This rate shall be available to retail residence and commercial customers. 

^«^e I^et Per K.W.H. 

First 100 kilowatt-hours consumed per month $0.15 

Next 450 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.12 

Next 450 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.10 

Next 1,300 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.07 

Excess over 2,000 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.05 

A discount of 5 per cent will be allowed on any bill for service under this 
rate when the bill is paid on or before the tenth day following the date 
on which the bill is presented. 

A minimum bill of $1.50 per month will be charged customers served under 
this rate. 

GomMned Lighting and Appliance Rate for Residences 
This rate shall be available only to such residence customers of the Com- 
pany as have installed and wired in a fixed location, in addition to lighting 
service, one or more of the following appliances: 
Electric cooking equipment. 
Electric refrigerating equipment. 

-^«^6 Net Per K.W.H. 

First 40 kilowatt-hours consumed per month $0.12 

Next 60 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.08 

Excess over 100 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.06 



148 JSr. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Not subject to discount. 

Minimum bill: $36 per year, but not less than. $1.50 in any one month, 
when the connected load is not more than 5 kilowatts. 

For each kilowatt of connected load, or part thereof, in excess of 5 kilo- 
watts, the annual bill shall be increased $5 per year. 

Portable appliances shall not be considered when determining the con- 
nected load. 

Retail Power Rate 

This rate shall be available to retail power customers and to users of 
large heating and refrigeration equipment, where the equipment is installed 
and wired in a fixed location. 

Lighting service will be allowed in combination with power service only 
when the capacity of the lighting installation is less than 50 per cent of 
the capacity of the power installation. 

^«^^ :t^et Per K.W.H. 

First 100 kilowatt-hours consumed per month $0.10 

Next 150 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.09 

Next 750 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.08 

Next 500 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.07 

Next 1,500 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.05 

Excess over 3,000 kilowatt-hours consumed per month 0.04 

Not subject to discount. 

A minimum bill of $1.00 per k.w. (or per h.p, of motors) pefi- month will 
be charged customers served under this rate. 

Wholesale Deinand Rate 
This rate shall be available to wholesale customers who will pay for a 
monthly demand of 25 kilowatts or more. 

Electrical energy for lighting used in connection with power shall be 
classed as power and billed under this rate only when the lighting demand 
is 50 per cent or less of the total demand, and when no additional metering 
or transforming apparatus is required, and when the entire consumption 
including both power consumption and lighting consumption, is recorded by 
the same meter. 

When the lighting demand is more than 50 per cent of the total demand, 
and when no additional metering or transforming apparatus is required, and 
when the entire consumption, including both powefr consumption and light- 
ing consumption is recorded by the same meter, then the entire consumption 
shall be billed for at 10 per cent increase above the rates given in the 
schedule below. 

To ascertain whether a contract is a lighting or power contract, the light- 
ing demand shall be taken as 75 per cent of the connected capacity in 
lighting, and the power demand shall be taken as 50 per cent of the connected 
capacity in power. 

Rate 
(Customer pays both demand charge and energy charge each month) 
First 25 kilowatts, or less, of demand $50.00- net per month. 
Next 25 kilowatts of demand $1.50 net per k.w. per month. 
Excess over 50 kilowatts of demand $1.25 net per k.w per month. 



' Claims and Complaints 149 

Energy Charge 

First 1,000 k.w.h. consumed per month $0.04 net per k.w.h. 

Next 4,000 k.w.h. consumed per month 0.03 net per k.w.h. 

Next 5,000 k.w.h. consumed per month 0.025 net per k.w.h. 

Next 40,000 k.w.h. consumed per month 0.0225 net per k.w..h. 

Excess over 50,000 k.w.h. consumed per month 0.02 net per k.w.h. 

If a minimum demand of 50 k.w. is paid for under this rate, then the first 
10,000 kilowatt-hours consumed per month will be charged for at the rate 
of $0,025 net per kilowatt-hour. 

Bills calculated under this rate are due when presented, and are not sub- 
ject to discount, except as specified below. 

A discount of 10 per cent will be allowed on both demand cha<,rge and 
energy charge when primary service is furnished, and when no transformers, 
labor or material are furnished by the Company. 

The demand charge shall be the minimum bill under this rate. 

Docket No. 6464. 

Carolina Mountain Power Company to the Commission. Schedule of light- 
ing rates for Chimney Rock and Lake Lure approved as follows: 

Current Rates For Lighting 

First 10 k.w.h lie per k.w.h. 

Next 15 k.w.h 9c per k.w.h. 

Over 25 k.w.h. 7c per k.w.h. 

Minimum charge $1.00 

Rates for Power 

1 — 50 k.w.h same as for lights 

51—250 k.w.h 5.5c— O^r per k.w.h. 

251—500 k.w.h 5.5c— 207o per k.w.h. 

501—1,000 k.w.h 5.5c— 35% per k.w.h. 

1,001—2,000 k.w.h 5.5c— 50% per k.w.h. 

Over 2,001 k.w.h 5.5c— 60% per k.w.h. 

Minimum charge $1.00 

Cooking and heating, 3 cents per k.w.h. 
Minimum charge, $1.00. 
Effective October 19, 1926. 
Docket No. 6472. 

North Carolina Public Service Company to the Commission. Schedule of 
gas rates for Winston-Salem, High Point, Salisbury, Spencer and East 
Spencer, being a reduction in former rates filed and approved as follows: 

Greensboro and Winston-Saxem 

Meter Rate for Gas Service Yearly Contract 

Rate 

$1.80 per m. cu. ft. for the first 5,000 cu. ft. used per month 

1.70 per m. cu. ft. for the next 10,000 cu. ft. used per month 

1.55 per m. cu. ft. for the next 20,000 cu. ft. used per month 

1.35 per m. cu. ft. for the next 25,000 cu. ft. used per month 

1.15 per m. cu. ft. for the next 40,000 cu, ft. used per month 

1.00 per m. cu. ft. for all consumption in excess of 100,000 cu. ft. per 
month. 



150 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

The regular minimum charge is $1.50 per meter per month, and is made 
only in case the charges for gas consumed in any one month shall be less 
than the minimum charge, and in this case no charge shall be made for the 
gas consumed. 

Bills are net and due and payable within ten days from date of bill. 

Effective January 1, 1927. 

Prepayment Meter Rate for Gas Service Yearly Contract 

$1.80 per month cubic feet for all gas consumed per month. 

The minimum charge is $1.50 per meter per month, made only in case 
the gas consumed in any one month shall be less than the minimum charge, 
and in the case the amount of payment for gas consumed ©hall be deducted 
from the minimum charge. 

Effective, January 1, 1927. 

Docket No. 6495. 

High Point, Salisbury, Spencer and East Spenger 
Meter Rate for Gas Service Yearly Contract 



$1.95 per m. 


cu. 




for first 5,000 cu. 


ft. 


used 


per month 


1.85 per m. 


cu. 




for next 10,000 cu. 


ft. 


used 


per month 


1.65 per m. 


cu. 




for next 20,000 cu. 




used 


per month 


1.45 per m. 


cu. 




for next 25,000 cu. 




used 


per month 


1.25 per m. 


cu. 




for next 40,000 cu. 


ft. 


used 


per month 


1.00 per m. 


cu. 




for all consumption 


in ( 


excess 


of 100,000 ( 


per month. 















ft. 

The regular minimum charge is $1.50 per meter per month, and is made 
only in case the charge for gas consumed in any one month shall be less 
than the minimum charge, and in this case no charge shall be made for 
the gas consumed. 

Bills under this schedule are net and are due and payable within ten days 
from date of bill. 

Effective January 1, 1927. 

Docket No. 6495. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. Schedule of charges 
for power sold for redistribution and resale, filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6225. 

Carolina Power & Light Company. Charges for service to grist mills filed 
and approved. 
Docket No. 6237. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. Miscellaneous power 
•rate schedules filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6300. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. Rates for residential 
and commercial lighting for Raleigh, Henderson, Oxford, Sanford, Jonesboro, 
Goldsboro and Dunn filed and approved. 

Docket No. 6357. 



Claims and Complaints 151 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. Rates for grist 
mill and flour mill service filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6363. 

Carolina Power & Light Company to the Commission. Powel- rate schedule 
for ginnery service filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6433. 

North Carolina Electrical Power Company to the Commission. Adjusted 
rates for Asheville filed and approved: 

Residence lighting 

Combination residence lighting and cooking 

Commercial lighting 

Miscellaneous short term or seasonal service 

Temporairy lighting or power service 

Advertising window lighting 

Advertising sign and decorative lighting 

Docket No. 6209. 

North Carolina Electric Power Company. Rate schedules for electric 
lighting and power service schedule filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6352. 

North Carolina Electrical Power Company. Rat schedules for electric 
rate schedule of public service for "resale filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6359. 

Canton Electric Company to the Commission. Electric rate schedules for 
Canton filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6353. 

Rates, rules and regulations filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6423. 

Yadkin River Power Company to the Commission. Schedule of charges 
for power sale for redistribution and resale filed and approved. 
Docket No. 6226. 

Yadkin River Power Company to the Commission. Power charges for 
service and grist mills. 
Docket No. 6239. 

Yadkin River Power Company. Schedule miscellaneous power rates filed 
and approved. 
Docket No. 6299. 

Yadkin River Power Company. Rates for residential and commercial 
lighting for Hamlet, Rockingham, Wadesboro. 
Docket No. 6358. 

Blue Ridge Power Company to the Commission. Application for schedule 
of rates for residential and cooking purposes in the county of Henderson. 
Following rates approved, subject to hearing on complaint. 



152 N. C. CORPORATION' COMMISSION 

First 25 k.w.h. per month 10c per k.w.h. 

Next 25 k.w.h. per month 9c per k.w.h. 

Next 150 k.w.h. per month 4c per k.w.h. 

Next 100 k.w.h. per month SVzC per k.w.h. 

Next 250 k.w.h. per month 3c per k.w.h. 

Next 500 k.w.h. per month 2i4c per k.w.h. 

Excess k.w.h. per month 2c per k.w.h. 

Minimum monthly charge $3.00. 

Ten per cent discount on bills paid on or before the 10th of the month 
for current used the previous month. 
Docket No. 6498. 



EXPRESS COMPANIES 

Enfield Chamber of Commerce v. American Railway Express Company. 
Complaint of discontinuance of express service on two of the four trains 
passing Enfield daily. Adjusted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application for 
discontinuance of delivery service at Dunn. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application for 
authority to close office at Steeds. Express Company later advises that ar- 
rangements are made to keep ofiice open. Case closed. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close agency at Logan. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application for 
discontinuance of agency at Linville Falls. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close temporarily agency at Hassell. Granted. 

Southeastern Ebcpress Company to the Commission. Application to close 
agency at Blantyre. Granted. 

Citizens of Lexington v. American Railway Express Company and South- 
eastern Express Company. Petition to enlarge delivery limits. Defendant 
companies agree to extend delivery limits. Case closed. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close agency at Pensacola. Granted. 

H. P. Grier v. Southeastern Express Company. Request for extension of 
express delivery limits in Statesville. Request granted. 

Citizens of Marion v. Southeastern Express Company. Application for 
extension of delivery limits to correspond with corporate limits of the town. 
Adjusted. 

Southeastern Express Company to the Commission. Application to close 
agency at Worth. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close office at Macclesfield. Granted. 

Southeastern Express Company to the Commission. Application to discon- 
tinue agency at Rhodhiss. Granted. 



Claims and Complaints 153 

Southeastern Express Company to the Commission. Application for 
authority to discontinue agency at Runion. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application for 
authority to close agency at Paschall. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close agency at Chapanoke and Ether. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close agency at Iron and Grants. Granted. 

American Railway Express Company to the Commission. Application to 
close agency at Ryland. Application withdrawn. Case dismissed. 



TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 

L. D. Grady v. Western Union Telegraph Company. Petition for estab- 
lishment of office at Turkey. Dismissed. 

Town of Selma v. Western Union Telegraph Company. Complaint as to 
location of office. Dismissed. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Establishment 
of office at King, Granted. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Establishment of 
office at Havelock. Granted. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Establishment of 
office at Pleasant Garden. Granted. 

Citizens of Bryson City v. Western Union Telegraph Company. Petition 
asking for establishment and maintenance of separate office at Bryson City 
for better service. Defendant company advises that suitable location is be- 
ing secured and if such space at a reasonable rent may be obtained for an 
independent office, plans for opening independent office would be carried in 
the budget for such office. 

A. S. Mitchell v. Westesrn Union Telegraph Company. Complaint of non- 
delivery of message to Winton. Dismissed. 

Postal Telegraph Cable Company to the Commission. Application for in- 
stallation of zone system for intrastate rates. Application withdrawn. 

Windsor Chamber of Commerce v. Western Union Telegraph Company. 
Petition for establishment of office at Windsor, or for arrangements to 
take care of business at that point. Adjusted. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Application for 
establishment of service at Simpson. Granted. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Application for 
establishment of agency at Eveirgreen. Granted. 

Western Union Telegraph Company to the Commission. Application for 
establishment of temporary office at Hydro. Granted. 



154 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

TELEPHONE COMPANIES 

Citizens of Aberdeen and Southern Pines v. City Telephone Company. 
Complaint of Service. Adjusted. 

Citizens of Parkton v. Parkton Telephone Exchange. Complaint of service 
and petition for longer service and also open exchange on Sunday. Dis- 
missed. 

T. S. Bentley v. Home Telephone and Telegraph Company. Complaint of 
service rendered Panacea Hotel, a summer resort. Adjusted. 

J. S. Skinner v. Home Telephone and Telegraph Company. Complaint of 
service. Adjusted. 

Hoffman Brothers v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of service. Adjusted. 

W. H. Euliss V. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of failure to receive service. Adjusted. 

Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Standard- 
izing rates for private branch exchanges. It appearing that several con- 
tracts were made, prior to the war and high prices, at a lower rate, and these 
contracts have expired, application is made for increase in charge in keeping 
with rates charged by other telephones companies for this service as follows: 

Switchboard $84.00 per annum 

Signaling, talking and ringing battery 78.00 per annum 

Private line rate equal to the business special 

line rate prevailing and private branch 

exchange stations 6.40 per annum each 

This rate applied when the subscriber desired 

telephone company to furnish, install and 

maintain inside wiring and cabling. In 

cases wheire the subscriber prefers to main- 
tain the inside wiring the private branch 

exchange station rate to be 4.20 per annum each 

Approved. 

P. H. Powell V. Denton Telephone Company and Lexington Telephone 
Company. Complaint of long-distance service. Adjusted. 

W. F. Earley v. Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Company. Complaint 
of abandonment of telephone line and service. Dismissed. 

"William A. Carroll v. North State Telephone Company. Complaint of 
charge and service. Adjusted. 

H. S. Mulwee v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of delay in installation of telephone. Complainant not being a resident 
of Charlotte and residing on a road less thickly populated than other sections 
demanding service which would require very considerable expenditure to 
supply all the facilities for the installation of telephone, suggestion is made 
by defendant company that telephone service be secured through Newell's 
Farmers' Exchange, which exchange is serving the section in which com- 
plainant lives. Dismissed. 

Ernest L. Tyndall v. Carolina Telephone and Telegraph company. Com- 
plaint of failure to secure service. Adjusted. 



Claims and Complaints 155 

T. Holt Lafrd and Company v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company. Complaint of defendant company placing long-distance calls on 
local telephone when separate telephone for long-distance messages is main- 
tained. Adjusted. 

R. T. Claywell v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of delay in installing individual service. Phone installed. 

Mrs. O. P. Lytle v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of delay in installing telephone. Phone installed. 

W. T. MoflEit V. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of delay in installation of telephone. Phone installed. 

Slades, Rhodes and Company v. Hamilton Telephone Company. Complaint 
of disconnection of service. Service restored. 

David W. Smith v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of delay in installation of telephone. Delay being due to lack 
of cable facilities but upon advice by defendant company that, unless some- 
thing unforeseen interfered, work on new cable would be completed within 
several months afteir which completion applicant would be cared for, case is 
closed. 

Parkton Telephone Exchange v. Western Union Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of damage to lines by defendant company in raising their wires in 
the town of Parkton. Adjusted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of Toll Station No. 2 at Skyland. Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Re- 
quest for discontinuance of Toll Station at Samarcand. Granted. 

T. M. Owen v. Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company. Complaint 
of rate. Dismissed. 

N. B. Beal and J. B. Cooper v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company. Application for telephone service for Tankers Filling Station near 
Method. Arrangement made with urban telephone company to furnish 
service. 

J. G. McCormick v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of telephone service. Adjusted. 

Citizens of Waco v. Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of discontinuance of central telephone exchange. Dismissed. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of Toll Station at Chei^ryfield. Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Notice of exchange at Claremont operated by George E. Setzer, leading Toll 
Station at said point. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Bluff. Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Dennis. Granted. 



156 N. C. CORPOHATION COMMISSION 

Mayor of Aberdeen v. City Telephone Company. Complaint of increase 
in rate for Aberdeen. The telephone company having taken up with the 
Commission the matter of increase in rates, an adjustment is reached and the 
following rates approved by the Commission: 

Party line, residence $1.75 

Private line, residence 2.25 

Party line, business 2.50 

Private line, business 3.50 

Ten cents toll between Aberdeen and Southern Pines. 

Wilmont v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Request 
that location of poles on Hillsboro Street be changed, Wilmont being an 
important residential development in process and the pole line not conform- 
ing to the proposed curb line with reference to the laying of sidewalks on 
said development. Adjusted. 

Richard h. Mears v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Application for special line service instead of party line service. Adjusted. 

Parkton v. Parkton Telephone Exchange. Complaint as to toll line service. 
Adjusted. 

Charles E. Johnson v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of overcharge on long distance calls. Adjusted. 

John H. Pearson v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of service. Adjusted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Smithtown. Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Vass. Granted. 

Greene County Telephone Company v. Western Union Telegraph Com- 
pany. Agreement as to handling business for defendant company. Adjusted. 

Thorne Brothers Cash Grocery v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph 
Company. Complaint of service. Adjusted. 

E'dgewood Developing and Construction Company v. Southern Bell Tele- 
phone and Telegraph Company. Complaint of delay in installation of station 
for complainant. Service installed. 

Drs. Lilly, Jordan and McKay v. Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany. Complaint of unsatisfactory service. Adjusted. 

Thomas Fuller v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Ap- 
plication for installation of telephone. Dismissed. 

E. R. Clark v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of charge for discontinuing service for nonpayment of rental. Dis- 
missed. 

Citizens or Franklinville v. Randolph Telephone Company. Complaint of 
service. Adjusted. 

R. A. Smith v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of delay installation of telephone. Phone installed. 



Claims and Complaints 157 

C. B. Wade v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of unsatisfactory telephone equipment. Adjusted. 

J, G. McCormick v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of service. Adjusted. 

C. F. Huneycutt v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of delay in removal of telephone service. Adjusted. 

E. R. Samuels v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of charge. Adjusted. 

Fremont Telephone Company v. Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany. Division of long-distance telephone tolls. Dismissed. 

W. H. Stearns v. Polk County Telephone Company. Complaint of delay 
in installing phone. Adjusted. 

Merchants Telephone Company to the Commission. Schedule of toll rates 
for Bailey and Middlesex appfroved as follows: 

Station to Station Party to Party 

Middlesex to Wilson 20 cents 2i5 cents 

Middlesex to Bailey 5 cents 10 cents 

Middlesex to Simms 10 cents 15 cents 

Bailey to Wilson 15 cents 20 cents 

Bailey to Simms 5 cents 10 cents 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Pee Dee. Granted. 

Dr. C. E. Wilkerson v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of delay in installation of telephone. Adjusted. 

Interstate Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Regula- 
tions with reference to rental service and restoration fee. Approved. 

Mrs. A. S. Jones v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of delay in installing telephone service. Telephone installed. 

F. P. Cover & Sons, Inc., v. Andrews Telephone Company. Complaint of 
notice of advance in telephone rates. Rates not having been approved by 
the Commission, the telephone company is advised to file a copy, and the 
following rates approved by the Board of Aldermen of Andrews were sub- 
mitted and approved by the Commission subject to hearing upon complaint: 

Party lines $2.00 

Private lines 2.50 wall phone 

Private lines 2.75 desk phone 

Business lines 3.00 wall phone 

Business lines 3.25 desk phone 

Effective May 1. 

A. C. Isley v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of service. Adjusted. 

Otis Elevator Company v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany. Complaint of delay in installation of telephone. Adjusted. 

W. W. Rourk V. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of disconnection of phone for non-payment of bill. Adjusted. 



158 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Interstate Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Rules 
relative to nonpayment of rentals. Approved. 

Judge W. A. Sullivan v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. 
Complaint of delay in installation of telephone. Phone installed. 

Davidson-McChesney Company, Inc., v. Southern Bell Telephone and Tele- 
graph Company. Complaint of delay in installation of telephones. Adjusted. 

Rev. N. Collin Hughes v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Com- 
pany. Complaint of delay in installation of telephone. Phone installed. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Request for discontinuance of toll station at Polkton. Granted. 

W. F. Freeman v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of failure to install telephone. Phone installed. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Ap- 
plication for discontinuance of toll station at Magnolia. Granted. 

Eastern Telephone Company to the Commission. Application for authority 
to collect telephone rents in advance. G^ranted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. 
Classification of toll telephone service and schedule of rates applicable thereto 
Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Ap- 
plication for discontinuance of toll station at Judson. Granted. 

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Commission. Ap- 
plication for discontinuance of toll stations at Almond and Clyde. Granted. 

Franklin County Telephone Company to the Commission. Application for 
schedule of rates for Madison, Mayodan and Stoneville. It appearing that 
the plaintiff asking for rates only has option on plant now serving those 
towns, and the Commission being of the opinion that it cannot pass on rates 
satisfactorily under the existing conditions, same is dismissed. 

E. L. Kemper v. Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company. Com- 
plaint of failure to install telephone. Dismissed. 

Blue Ridge Consolidated Telephone and Telegraph Company to the Com- 
mission. Rates for approval. Rates submitted to the towns in which 
operated — Bakersville, Banner Elk, Burnsville and Newland, for approval. 
Nothing further being heard from telephone company, rates are not approved. 
However, in May, 1925, said company was sold out by the court and the 
Bakersville and Burnsville exchanges purchased and operated under the 
name of the Appalachian Telephone Company at Burnsville and as Mitchell 
County Telephone Company at Bakersville. The following rates submitted 
by the Appalachian Telephone Company for the towns of Burnsville and 
Bakersville filed and approved by the Commission subject to complaint and 
hearing: 



Claims and Complaints 159 



Town — Incorporate Limits 

Direct line, business per year $36.00 

Direct line, residence 24.00 

Party line (2) selective ringing, business 30.00 

Party line (2) selective ringing, residence 21.00 

Party line (4) code business 24.00 

Party line (4) code residence 18.00 

Extension station, same premises 12.00 

Extension bell, same premises 3.00 

Direct line, business, two listings 48.00 

Country — Outside the Corporate Limits 

Direct line, business per year $36.00 

Direct line, residence 24.00 

Plus a mileage charge of $10 per year per mile starting at 
the corporate limits multi-party lines (10) business or 
residence 24.00 

Service Charges 

Connection charges, new installation $3.50 

Removal charge to new location off premises 3.50 

Removal charge, same premises 2.00 

Restoring service, discontinued for non-payment 1.00 

Changing listing of instrument in place 1.00 

Filed November 20, 1926. 

Docket No. 6082. 



MATTERS HANDLED AND DISPOSED OF BY THE RATE DEPARTMENT 

OF THE NORTH CAROLINA CORPORATION COMMISSION 

FOR THE YEARS 1925 AND 1926 

Advertising Novelty Manufacturing Company, Newton, Iowa, v. Randolph 
and Cumberland Railroad, amount $2.93, loss of metal match boxes from 
Newton, Iowa, to Carthage, N. C. Claim denied, railroad insolvent. 

Aluminum Company of America, Pittsburgh, Pa., claim against Winston- 
Salem Southbound Railway Company, overcharge on shipments of castings 
originating at High Point, N. C, destined Tallasee Power Company, Badin, 
N. C, amount $9.32. Claim paid, March, 1925. 

Atlantic Bridge Company, Roanoke, Va., claim against Wellington and 
Powellsville Railroad, overcharge on shipment forwarded in error to Pitts- 
boro, N. C, instead of Macclesfield, N. C, amount $164.25. Claim paid, July 
24, 1925. 

Miss Catherine Allen, Meredith College, Raleigh, N. C, claim against 
Southern Railway, loss of one Persian and one Turkish rug in transit from 
Oberlin, Ohio, to Raleigh, N. C, amount $175. Claim settled by voucher 
for $100 issued January 20, 1925. 

R. L. Askea, T. M., Raleigh, N. C, National Surety Company v. Seaboard 
Air Line Railway Company, 65 claims covering shipments of sand moving 
from Lilesville, N. C, shipped by W. R. Bonsai & Company, amount $281.13. 
Claims paid. 



160 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

V. D. Baker, The Chattanooga Medicine Company, Lumberton, N. C, re- 
quest for Seaboard Air Line Railway Train No. 1 held fifteen minutes for 
connection with Seaboard Air Line Railway Train No. 19 at Hamlet, N. C. 
Request granted by Seaboard Air Line Railway June 25, 1926. 

Max Bane, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Southern Railway for loss of 
$10.59 on car of scrap iron from Goldsboro, N. C, to Harrisburg, Pa. Claim 
denied. 

E. W. Brawley, Mooresville, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line 
Railway Company, alleged overcharge on shipment of nitrate of soda from 
Wilmington, N. C, to Garner, N. C, amount $86.24. Claim paid. 

E. W. Brawley, Mooresville, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Rail- 
way Company, overcharge on shipment of muriate of potash from Wilming- 
ton, N. C, to Mooresville, N. C. Claim denied on account of being barred 
by rules of Interstate Commerce Commission limitation of time in which 
claims may be filed. 

J. J. Brickhouse, Columbia, N. C, claim against Norfolk Southern Rail- 
road for loss of car potatoes from Columbia, N. C, destined to Newark, 
N. J., amount $411.86. Claim adjusted and voucher for $200 issued No- 
vember 16, 1925. 

J. S. Buffalo, Garner, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway 
Company, alleged overcharge on shipment of nitrate of soda from Wilm'ing- 
ton, N. C, to Garner, N. C, amount $38.25. Claim denied. 

J. L. Burgess, Botany Division, Department of Agriculture, Raleigh, N. C, 
overcharge on twenty bags soy beans from Belhaven, N. C, to Climax, N. C. 
Claim paid. 

S. N. Bland, Willard, N. C, complaint on account of loading merchandise 
and fertilizer in same car. Adjusted, 

Bostick Brick Company, Lattimore, N. C, complaint relative to rate on 
brick from Bostic, N, C, to Marion Junction, N. C. Adjusted. 

Charles Brock, Rocky Mount, N, C, v, American Railway Express Com- 
pany, request for free express delivery to store at 1600 South Church Street, 
Rocky Mount, N, C. Granted. 

Byrd Brothers & Shaw, Lillington, N, C, claim against Durham and 
Southern Railway Company, overcharge on. car of sand shipped from 
Thompson Siding, N. C, to Method, N. C, amount $11.26. Claim paid, 
February, 1926. 

T. C. Gates, Route 2, Timberlake, N. C, claim against Bast Carolina Rail- 
way, overcharge on culled cedar logs from St. Helena, N. C, to North 
Carolina points, amount $37.81. Claim paid December 16, 1925. 

B. G. Carowan, Belhaven, N. C, claim against Norfolk Southern Railroad 
Company, reparation on movement of empty barrels from Norfolk, Va., to 
Upton Siding, N. C, amount $32.74. Claim paid September 25, 1925. 



Claims and Complaints 161 

Caveness Produce Company, Raleigh, N. C, undercharges on car of apples 
from Palisades, Washington, to Raleigh, N, C, amount $15.00. Adjusted. 

Caveness' Produce Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against American Rail- 
way Express Company, C. O. D. $12.50 uncollected from consignee. Claim 
paid January 14, 1925. 

Caveness Produce Company, Raleigh, N. C, complaint on account Ameri- 
can Railway Express Company and Southeastern Express Company's delay 
in transferring berry shipments at Goldsboro, N. C, en route to Raleigh, 
N. C. Complainant satisfied. 

Cherokee Brick Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Atlantic Coast 
Line Railroad Company, overcharge on brick from Brickhaven, N. C, to 
Ayden, N. C, moving in March, 1925, amount $.91. Claim paid. 

Clark Peanut Company, Plymouth, N. C, claim against Cashie River Line, 
overcharge on cleaning peanuts in transit at Plymouth, N. C, amount 
$214.57. Claim paid March 10, 1925. 

C. B. Clegg, Greensboro, N. C, claim against Atlantic and Yadkin Railway 
Company, overcharge on stone, to be crushed, from Franklinville, N. C, to 
Greensboro, N. C, amount $11.67. Claim paid, July, 1926. 

Andrew J. Conner, Rich Square, N. C, complaint against Seaboard Air 
Line Railway Company on account inadequate sidetrack facilities at Rich 
Square, N. C. Adjusted. 

H. P. Corwith, Overbrook Orchard, Saluda, N. C, claim against South- 
eastern Express Company, overcharge on 11 barrels and 21 boxes apples 
shipped to State Fair, Raleigh, N. C, October 10, 1924, amount $10.64. 
Claim paid December 26, 1924. 

H. P. Corwith, Overbrook Orchard, Saluda, N. C, complaint against 
Southern Railway on account of rate of 28% cents on apples from Saluda, 
N, C, to Spartanburg, S. C. Southern Railway reduced rate to 22 1/^ cents. 

Sanford Sand and Blind Company, O. P. Makepeace, President, Sanford, 
N. C, request for car coal switched for use of public schools at Sanford. 
Courtesy extended by Atlantic and Yadkin Railway. 

C. W. Denning & Company, Eastman, N. C, claim against Clinchfield 
Railroad Company, refund on four cars of chestnut lumber consigned Bur- 
lington Coffin Company, Burlington, N. C, amount $42.87. Claim presented 
by Western Carolina Lumber and Timber Association. Claim paid. 

Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce, R. C. Job, Secretary, complaint 
against Albemarle Steam Navigation Company and Norfolk Southern Rail- 
road Company, alleged discrimination in rates on coal from Norfolk, Va., 
versus Elizabeth City, N. C. Rates adjusted. 

Elliott Building Company, claim against Durham and Southern Railway, 
overcharge on contractor's outfit from Duke, N. C., to Hickory, N, C. Ad- 
justed. 

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162 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

T. C. Etheridge, Raleigh, N. C, claim against American Railway Express 
Company, delay in shipment of one grip of samples, from Kinston, N. C, 
to Raleigh, N. C. Adjusted. 

Franklin Grocery Company, W. L. McCoy, Franklin, N. C, complaint 
against Tallulah Falls Railway, shortage of fiat cars. Cars furnished. 

C. H. Gunter & Company, Columbus, Ga., claim G-1707, against Aberdeen 
and Rockfish Railroad, April, 1925. Settled. 

C. H. Gunter, T. M. Hardaway Contracting Company, Inc., Columbus, Ga., 
claim against Yadkin Railway, locomotives and tenders' from Mount Holly, 
N. C, to Rhodhiss, N. C. Claim paid. 

Harrison Wholesale Company, Williamston, N. C, claim against Atlantic 
Coast Line Railroad Company, overcharge on 380 pounds candy, shipped 
from Chicago, HI., to Williamston, N. C, amount $.64. Paid December, 1925. 

Harrison Wholesale Company, Williamston, N. C, claim against Norfolk 
Southern Railroad Company, overcharge on shipment of molasses from 
New Orleans, La., to Mackeys, N. C, amount $3.82. Claim paid. 

Highway Commission, Raleigh, N. C, v. Atlantic and Western Railroad 
Company, undercharge on car of coal tar from Jonesboro, N. C, to Mamers, 
N. C, amount $34. Claim paid. 

J. A. McAuley, Mount Gilead, N. C, claim against Atlantic Coast Line 
Railroad Company, overcharge on three cars nitrate of soda from Wilming- 
ton, N. C, to Mount Gilead, N. C, moving January 8, 1924, amount $44.94. 
Claim paid. 

J. A. McAuley, Mount Gilead, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line 
Railway, overcharge on fertilizer material from Wilmington, N. C, to 
Mount Gilead, N. C, amount $99.99. Claim paid. 

McDowell Furniture Company, Marion, N. C, complaint relative handling 
of shipments in connection with Clinchfield Railroad at Marion, N. C. No 
jurisdiction. 

B. Mifflin Hood Brick Company, W. S. Creighton, T. M., Charlotte, N. C, 
claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company to refund switching 
charge of $2.25 on car of brick at Raleigh, N, C. Claim denied. 

W. N. Hutt, Manager, Moore County Farms, West End, N. C, claim 
against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, overcharge of $63.86 for 
misrouting shipment of cow peas and shipment of velvet beans during 
April, 1924. Claim paid. 

W. N. H. Jones, Route 1, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air 
Line Railway Company, overcharge on car of ground limestone from Alco, 
Va., to Millbrook, N. C. Claim paid. 

Kendrick Brick and Tile Company, Mount Holly, N. C, claim against 
Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company, for protection of rate of 
5.2 cents on brick from Mount Holly, N. C, to Newton, N. C. Claim paid 
July, 1925. 



Claims and Complaints 163 

Kendrick Brick and Tile Company, Mount Holly, N. C, claim against 
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, filed by Southern Traffic Service, Inc., 
request of Seaboard Air Line Railway for authority refund one-half cent 
overcharge on shipment of brick moving from Klondike, N. C, to Mount 
Holly, N. C. Granted. 

H. F. Koonce, Richlands, N. C, claim against Dover and Southbound 
Railroad Company, overcharge of $19.86 on ice shipped from New Bern, 
N. C, to Richlands, N. C. Claim paid December 1, 1925. 

Robert G. Lassiter & Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Southern 
Railway for overcharge on car of asphalt moving from Charleston, S. C, 
to Mooresville, N. C, reshipped to High Point, N. C, amount $60.81. 
Claim paid. 

Robert G. Lassiter & Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against High Point, 
Thomasville and Denton Railroad, alleged overcharge on sand from High 
Rock, N. C, to High Point, N. C, amount $.93. Claim not sustained be- 
cause shipment moved prior to operation of High Point, Thomasville and 
Denton Railroad. 

Robert G. Lassiter & Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Atlantic 
and Yadkin Railway, overcharge on crushed stone from Guil-Quarry, N. C, 
to Greensboro, N. C, amount $25.30. Claim paid July, 1926. 

A. J. Maxwell, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Southern Railway, refund on 
unused ticket from Raleigh, N. C, to San Francisco, California, and return, 
amount $34.02. Claim paid May 20, 1925. 

May Hosiery Mills', Inc., Burlington, N. C, complaint against Southern 
Railway and Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, delay in handling ship- 
ments of hosiery between Wendell, N. C, and Burlington, N. C. Delay of 
twenty-four hours eliminated at Raleigh. 

Naval Stores Corporation, Charlotte, N. C, claim against Piedmont and 
Northern Railway Company and Seaboard Air Line Railway Company over- 
charge on 116 drums of coal tar shipped from Durham, N. C, to Charlotte, 
N. C, April, 1925. Claim granted at request of Piedmont and Northern 
Railway Company. 

Navassa Guano Company, Richmond, Va., claim against Seaboard Air Line 
Railway Company, request for protection of rate of $2.82 on fertilizer 
shipped from Wilmington, N. C, to McCleod Siding, N, C. Claim paid. 

Norton Hardwood Company, Williamston, N. C, claim against Atlantic 
Coast Line Railroad Company, overcharge on shipment of handle material 
from Williamston, N. C, to Parkersburg, W. Va., amount $110.08. Adjusted. 

North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, Raleigh, N. C, 
claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, overcharge on cotton 
from Broadway, N. C, to Charlotte, N. C. Claim paid. 

North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, Raleigh, N. C, 
claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, overcharge on cotton 
from Mamers, N. C, to Charlotte, N. C. Claim paid. 



164 ]y. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

North Carolina Cotton Growers Cooperative Association, Raleigh, N. C, 
claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, overcharge on cotton 
from Rowland, N. C, to Greenville, S. C, reconsigned to Charlotte, N. C. 
Claim paid. 

George M. Norwood Brick Company, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Norfolk 
Southern Railroad Company, loss of car of brick from Lillington, N. C, to 
Durham, N. C, amount $294. Claim paid January 16, 1925. 

E. R. Penny, Garner, N. C, claim against Southern Railway, overcharge 
on nitrate of soda from Wilmington, N. C, to Garner, N. C, amount $98.82. 
Claim paid. 

E. R. Penny, Garner, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway 
Company, overcharge on nitrate of soda from Wilmington, N. C, to Garner, 
N. C, amount $47.04. Claim paid. 

E. R. Penny, Garner, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway 
Company, overcharge on nitrate of soda from Wilmington, N. C, to Garner, 
N. C, amount $88.90. Claim paid. 

Peerless Mattress Company, Lexington, N. C, overcharge on cotton linters 
from Rowland, N. C, to Lexington, N. C, amount $68.84. Claim paid. 

T. H. Rowan, Hamlet, N. C, claim against Central of Georgia Railway, 
overcharge on shipment of household effects from Andalusia, Ala., to Ham- 
let, N. C, consigned to Rev. Lynn R. Walker. Claim denied. 

George E. Rives, Goldston, N. C, claim against Atlantic Coast Line 
Railroad Company, refund of passenger fare paid by Mrs. Rives between 
Goldston and Wilmington, N. C, in 1923, amount $8.64. Claim paid Sep- 
tember 17, 1925. 

Rocky Mount Chamber of Commerce, G. E. Williams, Secretary, com- 
plaint against Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company's rate of $1.01 per 
100 lbs., on cotton mattresses from Rocky Mount, N. C, to Boykins, Va.; 
A. C. L. Railroad reduced rate to 84 cents per 100 lbs. 

W. C. Sarratt, Earl, N. C, claim against Southeastern Express Company, 
loss of crate of eggs shipped to Miller Van Ness Company, Charlotte, N. C, 
May 17, 1924, amount $7.75. Claim adjusted. 

Sparger Orchard Company, Mount Airy, N. C, W. N. Hutt, Secretary, 
claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway Company, and Atlantic and Yad- 
kin Railway, overcharge on car apples shipped from Mount Airy, N. C, 
to Ocala, Fla., October, 1924, amount $93.48. Claim paid. 

C. C. Sparrow, Aurora, N. C, claim against Chesapeake and Ohio Railway 
Company, overcharge on 200 barrels sweet potatoes, shipped from Grants, 
N. C, under date March 2, 1926, consigned to Washington, D. C, amount 
$94.47. Claim paid April 14, 1926. 

C. C. Sparrow, Aurora, N. C, claim against Norfolk Southern Railroad 
Company, overcharge on 124 barrels potatoes shipped from Grants, N. C, to 
Washington, D. C, amount $15.66. Claim paid March, 1925. 



Claims and Complaints 165 

George E. Spruill & Company, Rocky Mount, N. C, complaint delative 
service of American Railway Express Company on shipments of butter 
from Mooersville Cooperative Creamery semi-weekly. Adjusted. 

J. W. Scott & Company, Greensboro, N. C, claim filed by Freight Claim 
Bureau, Greensboro, N. C, against Atlantic and Yadkin Railway Company, 
overcharge on shipments of sheeting from Sanford, N. C, to Greensboro, 
N. C. Claim paid by voucher July 1, 1925. 

Southern Baptist Assembly, Rev. R. F. Staples, Business Manager, Ridge^ 
crest, N. C, claim against Southern Railway, overcharge on cinders from 
Canton, N. C, to Ridgecrest, N. C, amount $113.11. Claim paid September, 
1925. 

Cyrus C. Stone, R. F. D., Apex, N. C, claim against Norfolk and Western 
Railroad Company, demurrage charges on boiler and parts shipped by 
Farrar & Trefts, Buffalo, N. Y., to Farrington, N. C, amount $20. Claim 
paid December 10, 1925. 

J. A. Stillman, Mackeys, N. C, claim against Norfolk Southern Railroad 
Company, loss of watermelons consigned to B, A. Stillman, Folsom, Pa., 
amount $5. Claim denied. 

Union Provision Company, Raleigh, N. C, complaint against American 
Railway Express Company, routing shipments from Christiansburg and 
Abingdon, Va., to Raleigh, N. C. Adjusted. 

Tucker and Thaxton, Inc., Charlotte, N. C, filed by W. S. Creighton, T. M., 
claim against Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, overcharge on con- 
tractor's outfit from Star, N. C, to Ellerbe, N. C, amount $76.80. Claim 
paid. 

Tyrrell County Chamber of Commerce, C. W. Tatem, Secretary, Columbia, 
N. C, complaint against rate on cord wood from Travis', N. C, to Norfolk, 
Va. Complaint abandoned. 

Town of Windsor, N. C, Gillani & Davenport, Attorneys, complaint 
against Wellington and Powellsville Railroad Company, for charge $1.00 
per day per car used in shipping coal from Ahoskie, N. C, to Windsor, 
N. C. Adjusted. 

Virginia-Carolina Traffic Association, Norfolk, Va., claim against Albe- 
marle Steam Navigation Company, overcharge on cotton seed from Cole- 
raine, N. C, to Wilson, N. C. No jurisdiction. 

Valley Tie and Lumber Company, Inc., Lexington, N. C, complaint 
against High Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad relative requirement 
of $5 deposit for each car of empty equipment. Cash d.eposit requirement 
abolished. 

Western Carolina Lumber and Timber Association, Asheville, N. C, claim 
against Southern Railway, alleged overcharge on shipments of lumber from 
Sunburst, N. C, to Woodfin, N. C Claims withdrawn by complainant. 



166 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

P. M. White, Roseboro, N. C, complaint against Western Union Tele- 
graph Company, alleged refusal to furnish C. N. D. reports. Complainant 
furnished reports. 

Samuel Watts, Auburn, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway- 
Company, overcharge on nitrate of soda from Wilmington, N. C, to Au- 
burn, N. C, amount $114. Claim paid. 

W. G. Womble, Raleigh, N. C, claim against Southern Railway, refund 
on unused ticket from Raleigh, N. C, to San Francisco, California, and re- 
turn, amount $34.02. Claim paid May 20, 1925. 

C. L. Wrenn, Garner, N. C, claim against Seaboard Air Line Railway 
Company, overcharge on shipment of fertilizer material from Wilmington, 
N. C, to Garner, N. C, amount $30.09. Claim paid. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Arthur, N. C, seeking 
to make station a prepay po'nt. Application approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railrcad Company v. Citizens of Beasley, N. C, seeking 
to close station. Approved. 

Citizens of Belhaven, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, re- 
questing no change in Norfolk Southern Railroad schedule on Belhaven 
Branch. Approved. 

Citizens of Bishops Cross, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, 
seeking continuance of agency at Bishops Cross. Granted. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Caswell, N. C, ap- 
plication seeking to make Caswell a prepay point instead of agency station. 
Approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railway Company v. Citizens of Cisco, N. C, applica- 
tion to make Cisco a prepay point. Application approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Corapeake, N. C, ap- 
plication to make Corapeake a prepay point. Application approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Croatan, N. C, appli- 
cation to make station a prepay point. Approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Falling Creek, N. C, 
seeking to make Falling Creek a prepay station. Approved. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Gliden, N. C, seeking 
to make Gliden a prepay point. Approved. 

Elizabeth City Chamber of Commerce v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Com- 
pany, seeking to have agency at Gregory continued. No application from 
railroad. Case dismissed. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Citizens of Hayne, N. C, seeking 
to close agency at this station. Approved. 

Citizens of Mizzelle, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, peti- 
tion seeking relocation of station at this point. Granted. 



Claims and Complaints 167 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company petition seeking to remove Pools 
Siding to a point one and one-quarter miles from present site. Petition 
granted. 

Citizens of Riverdale, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, pe- 
tition seeking continuance of agency at Riverdale. Commission finds rev- 
enue does not justify continuance of this agency, therefore petition denied. 

Citizens of Ryland, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, petition 
seeking continuance of agency at Ryland. Petition of citizens granted. 

Citizens of Scuppernong, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, 
petition seeking continuance of agency at this point. No application received 
from Norfolk Southern Railroad to close station. Case dismissed. 

Citizens of Travis, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, petition 
seeking continuance of agency at this point. Petition granted. 

Citizens of Trotville, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, seek- 
ing continuance of agency at this point. No application from railroad, case 
dismissed. 

Citizens of Hobbsville, N. C, v. Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, 
seeking continuance of agency at this point. No application from railroad, 
case dismissed. 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Company v. Citizens of Valhalla, N. C, ap- 
plication to make Valhalla a prepay point. Application approved. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Comimny 
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Citizens of Bowden, N. C, ap- 
plication to discontinue agency at Bowden. Case dismissed. 

Citizens of Kerr, N. C, v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, petition 
to continue agency at Kerr. Case dismissed. 

Citizens of Tomahawk, N. C, v. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company, 
seeking continuance of agency at this point. Case dismissed. 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company v. Citizens of Watha, N. C, appli- 
cation to discontinue agency at Watha, N. C, station located three miles 
south of Willard, N. C, and seven miles north of Burgaw, N. C. After 
hearing held' at Watha, N. C, August 4, 1926, application of Atlantic Coast 
Line Railroad Company denied, 

SwitcMng 
Southern Veneer Manufacturing Company v. Southern Railway and High 
Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad, relative delay in switching cars 
at High Point, N. C. Adjusted, 

J, M, Gregory & Company v. Southern Railway, complaint relative to use 
of second-hand material in building sidetrack. Southern Railway offered 
to repurchase turnout material (metal only) at second-hand prices, and 
case dismissed. 



168 X. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Seaboard Feed Company and Vanco Mills, Henderson, N. C, v. Sea- 
board Air Line Railway Company, relative penalty of $5.85 per car de- 
murrage on cars where bill of lading is not surrendered within 24 hours. 
S. A. L. Railway contends these companies are located on private track. 
Seaboard Peed Company and Vanco Mills having signed no contract for a 
private track, and track being used by other companies contend the de- 
murrage charge is not justified. Upon handling with Interstate Commerce 
Commission, the Corporation Commission having no jurisdiction, the case 
was dismissed. 

Central Oil Company, Inc., Greensboro, N. C, alleged excessive rental 
charge of $50 for use of Southern Railway's sidetrack. Commission having 
no jurisdiction in matters involving contracts between shippers and car- 
riers, case dismissed. 

Town of Murphy, N. C, v. Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company, 
alleged excessive charge of $15 per car for switching cars from Old Murphy 
to Southern Railway's transfer tracks. Adjusted. 



FREIGHT RATES 



^ORTH CAROLIJ^A EXCEPTION SHEET NO. 8 

TO 

SOUTHERN CLASSIFICATION 

Supersedes North Carolina Exception Sheet No. 7. Applies to freight 
traffic between points within the State of North Carolina. Applicable to all 
transportation companies. Subject to change on legal notice. Issued 
May 15, 1926. Effective June 1, 1926. 

GENERAL RULES 

Minimum Charge. — The minimum charge for small shipments shall be 
for actual weight at the tariff rates, but not less than 50 cents for any single 
shipment. 

When a less than carload shipment moves' under a rate made by a combi- 
nation of separately established rates in the absence of a joint through rate, 
the minimum charge of fifty (50) cents will apply to the continuous through 
movement and not to each of the separately established factors. 

Rule to Prevent Overloading of Car With Forest Products 

Cars containing lumber and articles taking lumber rates may be loaded 
in excess of the marked capacity to the extent of ten per cent of the said 
marked capacity, provided that said ten per cent does not exceed 4,000 
pounds, and cars so loaded will be charged for at the regular carload rating, 
but if the weight in excess of marked capacity of car exceeds 4,000 pounds, 
the transportation company may decline to accept same for transportation 
until the load has been lightened to conform to the rule as above. 

In order to arrive at weights, it will be the duty of shippers to furnish 
transportation companies information as to the contents of cars, the quan- 
tity, kind, dimension and condition (whether green or dry), so that an 
estimate can be made of the weight by use of the classification giving esti- 
mated weights. 

This rule applies only at points where scale weights are unobtainable. 

Allowance for Weight of Standards, Strips and Supports on Open-top Cars 

Loaded With Lumber 

An allowance of 500 pounds per car will be made to cover the weight of 
standards, strips', and supports used in securing lumber on flat, gondola, 
or other open-top cars, but in no case shall the charge per car be less than 
the minimum carload weight. 

When two or more cars are used to transport extra length lumber, an 
allowance of 500 pounds will be made for each car used to cover the weight 
of standards, strips and supports, if used, subject to the established mini- 
mum carload weights applicable for the number of cars used. 

Where dunnage is used, notation shall be made on bills of lading to that 
effect; otherwise, no allowance will be made. 

No allowance will be made on forest products other than lumber when so 
loaded. 



170 n. c. corporation commission 

Carload Minimum Weight on Grain and Grain Products 

The carload minimum weight on Grain and Grain Products, except flour, 
in straight or mixed carloads when in packages will be 30.000 pounds. 
When in bulk, minimum weight as shown in Classification and Exceptions 
governing rates will apply. 

EsTiMATEiD Weights When Actual Weights Are Not Ascertained 

Except where otherwise shown In individual items, when the actual 
weight of the articles named below is not ascertained at point of shipment, 
or at destination, or in transit, the following estimated Weights shall govern: 

Article Weight 

Clay, per cubic yard 3,000 lbs. 

Gravel, viz.: 

Washed, per cubic yard 2,800 lbs. 

Other than washed, per cubic yard 3,200 lbs 

Green Seasoned 

Laths, Cypress or Yellow Pine, per 1,000 900 lbs. 550 lbs. 

Laths, other than Cypress or Yellow Pine, per 1,000.... 750 lbs. 500 lbs. 
Lumber, per 1,000 feet, viz.: 

Rough, viz.: 

Ash (black) 5,000 lbs. 3,500 lbs. 

Basswood and Butternut 4,000 lbs. 2,750 lbs. 

Chestnut, Cottonwood, and Cypress 5,000 lbs. 3,000 lbs. 

Gum (red) 5,000 lbs. 3,750 lbs. 

Elm (soft) 5,000 lbs. 3,500 lbs. 

Gum (sap) 5,000 lbs. 3,250 lbs. 

Hemlock 4,000 lbs. 3,000 lbs. 

Hickory 6,000 lbs. 5,000 lbs. 

Oak 6,000 lbs. 4,500 lbs. 

Poplar 4,000 lbs. 3,000 lbs. 

Yellow Pine, under 6 inches in thickness 5,000 lbs. 4,000 lbs. 

Yellow Pine, 6 inches and over in thickness 4,500 lbs. 4,000 lbs. 

White Pine 4,000 lbs. 2,750 lbs. 

N. O. S 6,000 lbs. 4,000 lbs. 

NOTK. Rough lumber less than one inch in thickness to be assessed on a proportionate 
basis of above. 

Dressed, viz.: 

Cypress, Gum, Poplar, and Yellow Pine, viz.: Green Seasoned 

%-in. Ceiling 1,000 lbs. 

V2-in. Ceiling 1,300 lbs. 

%-in. Ceiling or Partition 1,600 lbs. 

%-in. Ceiling or Partition 2,000 lbs. 

i%,;-in. Ceiling, Partition, or Flooring 2,200 lbs. 

Drop Siding : 2,200 lbs. 

Shiplap and Tongued and Grooved Boards, %-in 2,300 lbs. 

Shiplap and Tongued and Grooved Boards, ^^iQ-in 2,500 lbs. 

Siding, Bevel, from 1-in. stock 1,100 lbs. 

Siding, Bevel, from 1%-in. stock 1,400 lbs. 

Siding, Square Edge, from 114-in. stock 1,600 lbs. 

i.yi,>-in. Boards 2,600 lbs. 

N. 0. S 4,000 lbs. 2,750 lbs. 

Sand, per cubic yard 3,000 lbs. 

Shingles, green, per thousand 600 lbs. 

Shingles, seasoned, per thousand 500 lbs. 



Ekeigiit Rates 171 

Staves, Headings, or Hoop Poles, green, car loaded to depth of 

forty-three inches, per car 30,000 lbs. 

Staves', Headings, or Hoop Poles, seasoned, car loaded to depth 

of fifty inches, per car 30,000 lbs. 

Stone, not dressed, per cubic foot 160 lbs. 

Tan Bark, green, per cord 2,600 lbs. 

Tan Bark, seasoned, per cord 2,000 lbs. 

Telegraph Poles, Fence Posts, or Rails, per cord 3,500 lbs. 

Turpentine, in barrels, per barrel containing not over 52 gallons 
(the weight of each gallon in excess of 52 gallons to be com- 
puted on basis of 7.2 lbs. per gallon) 432 lbs. 

Wood, green, per cord 3,500 lbs. 

Wood, seasoned, per cord 3,000 lbs. 

Rates named in tariffs applying hetween points in North Carolina are 
governed hy the Southern Classification with the exceptions contained herein. 

Explanation of Characters 

1 Stands for First Class. S Stands for Special. 

2 Stands for Second Class. S. U Stands for Set Up. 

3 Stands for Third Class. L. C. L.... Stands for Less Than Carload. 

4 Stands for Fourth Class. C. L Stands for Carload. 

5 Stands for Fifth Class. N. O. S— Stands for Not Otherwise Specified. 

6 Stands for Sixth Class. K. D Stands for Knocked Down. 

iy2 stands for 11/2 Times First Class. O. R. B... Stands for Owner's Risk of Breakage. 

D 1 Stands for Double First Class. O. R. L..., Stands for Owner's Risk of Leakage. 

3 T 1 Stands for Three Times First Class. O. R. C... Stands for Owner's Risk of Chafing. 

4 T 1 Stands for Four Times First Class. 

A, B, C, D, E, F, H, K, L, M, N, 0,and P stand for Classes A, B, O, D, E, F, H, K, 
It, M, N, O, and P, respectively. 

Ratings 
Agricultural Implements, C. L., viz.: 

Beams, Plow, loose or in packages, 24,000 lbs. min A 

Handles, Plow, loose or in pkgs., C. L., 24,000 min P 

Agricultural Implements, L. C. L.: 
Cotton Choppers; same as Cultivators. 

Cotton Planters, K. D. packed 4 

Cultivators, K. D., packed 4 

Diggers, Potato; same as Plows, N. 0. S. 

Drills (two-horse). Grain, S. U 1 

Fertilizer Distributors, K. D., packed 4 

Harrows of all kinds and Harrow Frames 4 

Harvesters and Pickers, Cotton 1 

Manure Spreaders, S. U 1 

Mowing and Reaping Machines, Binders and Harvesters, whether 

combined or separated, S. U 1 

Planters, Potato; same as Plows. 

Plow Handles, boxed, crated or in bundles A 

Plow Beams, in bundles A 

Plow Singletrees 

Plows, Gang and Sulky, K. D i..., 

Plows, N. O. S., set up 

Same, K. D 

Presses, Cider, Hay, and Cotton, K. D ,<^^4'"^ 

Rakes, Wheeled, other than Hand, S. U 1 

Tedders, Hay, set up, L. C. L 1 

Asbestos Products, viz.: 
Millboard: 

In boxes or crates or in burlapped rolls, L. C. L 4 

In packages named, carload min. wt. 30,000 lbs 5 




172 X. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Packing: Eatings 

Compounded or reinforced, braid or wick not compounded nor re- 
inforced, in bales of burlap rolls or in barrels or boxes, L. C. L. 4 

Same, carload, in packages named, min. wt. 30,000 lbs 5 

Roofing, in rolls, crated, or in cases. L. C. L 6 

Bags: 

Burlaps or Gunny and Burlaps, new or old, in bags or bundles, bales. 

boxes, or rolls, L. C. L 6 

Cotton, new or old, clayed or other than clayed, in bales, boxes, bar- 
rels, or bundles, L. C. L 5 

Paper, in bales, boxes, bundles, or crates, L. C. L 6 

Bark, viz.: 

Ground in bags A 

Tan, packed, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than Class K. 
Tan, C. L., minimum when cars of 36 feet in length or over are used. 
24,000 lbs.; cars under 36 feet in length, 20,000 lbs. Lumber rates. 
Barrels, half-barrels, and kegs, empty, wooden, tight-cooperage, estimated 

wt. 75 lbs. each. L. C. L 5 

Barrels, empty, wooden, C. L.. min. wt. 10,000 lbs 6 

Barrels, empty, iron or steel, estimated wt. 100 lbs. each. L. C. L... 5 

Baskets, Tobacco, wood splint, without tops or handles, nested, in 

bundles of not less than three baskets, L. C. L 2 

Blinds. Doors, and Frames, L. C. L 4 

Same, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs 6 

Blocks, Concrete Building, L. C. L K 

Same, C. L., per car 25,000 lbs P 

Boiler or Pipe Covering, asbestos, felt, or magnesia, separate or com- 
bined, in blocks, forms, or sheets: 

In barrels, boxes or crates, L. C. L 3 

Loose or in packages, C. L.. 24,000 lbs. min 5 

Boxes, empty, viz.: 

Packing cases or crates, old, which were originally filled with paper 

boxes for knitting factory products, L. C. L 4 

Paper, nested ("two or more), packed in wooden boxes or crates, 

L. C. L 2 

Paper not nested, packed, L. C. L 1% 

Paper, folding, K. D., packed, L. C. L 3 

Paper, packed, C. L.. min. wt. 10,000 lbs 4 

Brick: 

Common, in barrels, boxes or crates, with or without tops, less carload 
(see Note), 20 per cent higher than carload. 

Note. — Shipments of common brick uill be accepted loose, owners to load and 
unload, only when in quantities of 20,000 pounds or over: Provided, that ship- 
ments may be accepted in quantities of less than 20,000 pounds and charged 
for at weight of 20,000 pounds. 

Brick, Hollow and Tile, Building and Roofing, in straight or mixed 

C. L., min. wt. 30,000 lbs K 

Building Material, wooden, consisting of Lumber, rough or dressed. 
Laths, Shingles, Window and Door Frames, Sash (glazed or not 
glazed). Doors (glazed or not glazed). Blinds (glazed or not 
glazed), Carpenter's Mouldings, Balusters, Baseboards, Casings, 
Porch Columns, Newels, Stairwork or Wainscoting, mixed C. L., 
per car 20,000 lbs. (see Note) O 

Note. — The above classification will not apply on straight or mixed carloads of 
sash, doors, and blinds only. 

Canned Goods, viz.: 

Fish, Oysters, Fruits, Vegetables and Meats, in metal cans, packed in 
boxes, crates or barrels, L C. L 4 

C:ans, empty, roving, leatheroid, fiber, paper or tin, for cotton or woolen 
mills, in straight C. L., or with mixed C. L. of cotton or woolen mill 
machinery, min. wt. 24,000 lbs 6 



Freight Eates 173 

Cement, viz.: Ratings 

Cement, in bags, actual weight; in barrels, estimated weight: Port- 
land, 400 lbs.; N. O. S., 300 lbs. per barrel, carloads, 40,000 lbs. min. K 
Natural or Portland (Building Cement), in cloth bags or in barrels, 

L. C. L. 20 per cent higher than C. L. rates. 
Natural or Portland (Building Cement), in cloth bags or in barrels, 
and lime in barrels, mixed carloads, min. wt. 40,000.; same as 
Cement. 
Charcoal, Wood, viz.: 

Charcoal, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs L 

In cloth sacks, barrels or casks, L. C. L A 

Cheese, packed in wood 4 

Cigarettes, viz.: 

In wooden boxes, strapped or with ends rabbeted 2 

In fibreboard or strawboard packages (as described in Rule 41, Con- 
solidated Classification No. 4), with all flaps firmly glued and 
further sealed with paper sealing strip covering the box where the 
outer fiaps meet, or when secured as provided for in Item 1, Note 2, 
Paragraphs C and D, page 25, Consolidated Classification No. 4, 

or reissues 2 

In boxes, N. O. S 1^ 

Cigars, boxed; strapped, corded and sealed, with cording passing 
through each and every board and over each and every seam, in 

boxes 1 

Cinders, coal, per car 25,000 lbs . P 

Clay, viz.: 

Fire, L. C. L., packed ...._ K 

Same, per car 25,000 lbs P 

N. 0. S., in boxes, barrels, casks or sacks, L. C. L 6 

N. O. S.. C. L., per car 20,000 lbs O 

Cornices and Ornamental Work for Buildings, made of sheet or stamped 

metal, plain, galvanized or painted, boxed or crated, L. C. L 1 

Cotton, viz.: 

Cotton, in the boll, in bags or in bulk, C. L., min. wt. 20,000 lbs 6 

Same, in bags, L. C. L. 3 

Unginned, packed in bags, 2,000 lbs. and over, L. C. L. 5 

Cottonseed Hulls and Meal, mixed or in mixed carloads, or in less than 

carloads; same as Fertilizer. 
Cottonseed Hulls, Meal, Ashes and Oil Cake. See Fertilizers. 
Cotton Sweepings, Clippings, Motes or Card Strippings in bales (refuse 
of cotton spinning factories, knitting mills or cottonseed oil mills, 

cotton-gin flues), except in bags' A 

Dry Goods, viz.: 

Cotton Factory Products, in the original piece, made wholly of cotton, 
in bales, 0. R. of chafing, or packed in rolls covered with burlap, 
or in boxes, viz.: Backhands made of cotton webbing, Calicos, Cam- 
brics, glazed; Canton Flannels, plain or dyed; Canvas, Cottonades, 
Checks, domestic; Cheviots, domestic; Cotton Bags, Cotton Bag- 
ging (including brown cotton bagging). Cotton Bath Mats, Cotton 
Towels, Cotton Waste, Crash, linen, or cotton; Denims, Drills, 
Duck, Ginghams, domestic; Jeans, Jeans, corset; Kerseys, Osna- 
burgs, Plaids, Rope, Sack Material, Sheetings, bleached or brown; 
Shirting, Silesia, Stripes, domestic; Teazle Cloth, Tickings, Twine, 

Warp, Webbing, backhand; Wicking 5 

Same, unless conditions as above named are complied with; same 

as Dry Goods, N. O. S. 
Yarn, cotton, on beams', wrapped, owner's risk of damage to beam 

heads, and so stated in bill of lading 5 

Yarn, cotton, in bales or boxes or on beams wrapped and in boxes 
or crates 5 



1 74 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Ratings 

Felts, cotton (not batting), in bales 5 

Hosiery, cotton 5 

Excelsior, wood, pressed in bales, C. L., min. wt. 20,000 lbs.; Class O plus 

10 per cent. 
Fertilizer Material, viz.: 
Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish Scrap; 
Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinit; Hoof Meal, in bags or bulk; 
Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags or in bulk; 
Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; Hardsaltz, in 
bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent less per ton than 
the rate on Fertilizer. 
Same, L. C. L. ; Fertilizer rates. 
Fertilizer and fertilizer materials, C. L. (except as otherwise spe- 
cifically published in original Exception Sheet), as listed in Section 
1 of Note 94 of Exceptions to Southern Classifications, including also 
bone black; plaster of Paris; potash, German salts of; tank stuff, 
min. wt. 30,000 lbs. 
Fertilizer and fertilizer materials, L. C. L. (except as otherwise spe- 
cifically published in original Exception Sheet), as listed in Sec- 
tion 2 of Note 94 of Exceptions to Southern Classification, including 
also ammonia, sulphate of; blood; castor pomace, in bags; fish 
scrap; slate, rotten; hoof meal, in bags or in bulk; bone black; 
nitrate cake; plaster of Paris; potash, German salts of; salt cake; 
soda, sulphate of; tank stuff; 20 per cent higher than Fertilizer 
C. L. 
Fish, viz.: 

Dry, dried, salted or smoked, in bulk, in barrels, boxes or crates 5 

Fresh, packed, collect, freight guaranteed by shipper, L. C. L 2 

Fresh, in refrigerator cars, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs.; 6 cents per 
100 lbs. higher than Class B. 

Pickled or salted, in barrels, half-barrels, kegs or kits 6 

Fruit, dried, L. C. L., viz.: 

Apples, Pears and Peaches, packed 4 

Berries, N. 0. S 4 

Fruit, green, viz.: 

Apples, in bags, barrels, boxes or crates, L. C. L 5 

Blackberries, Dewberries, Peaches and Strawberries, packed, owner's 
risk, for manufacturing or cold packing purposes, in straight or 

mixed carloads, minimum weight 24,000 lbs 6 

Blackberries and Dewberries, packed for manufacturing purposes, 

L. C. L 5 

Berries, other than Cranberries, packed, prepaid 1 

Grapes in casks or barrels, for manufacturing purposes, L. C. L 5 

Grapes, in casks or barrels, for manufacturing purposes', C. L., min. 

wt. 24,000 lbs 6 

Furniture, C. L., viz.: 

Chairs, finished, K. D., C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs 5 

Chairs, in the white, K. D., C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs 6 

Chairs, Settees and Stools, N. 0. S., C. L. min. wt. 10,000 lbs 4 

Chair Stuff or Stock, N. O. S., parts not joined together, in the rough 

or in the white, min. wt. 30,000 lbs 6 

Chair Stock, wood, viz.: Bent arms, in crates or bundles, brace, arms, 

in sacks, in the rough, any quantity A 

N. 0. S., min. wt. 12,000 lbs 4 

Furniture, all kinds, finished or in the white, taking Fourth Class or 

lower when in straight carloads; in mixed carload, 12,000 lbs. min 4 
Furniture, L. C. L. viz.: 

Bedsteads, N. O. S., wrapped or crated 3 



Freight Rates 175 

Ratings 

Dressers, Chifforobes and Chiffoniers, wrapped or crated 3 

Chairs, N. 0. S., S. U 1 

Chair Stock, wood, viz.: Bent arms in crates or bundles, brace arms 

in sacks, in the rough, any quantity A 

Cots, K. D. or folded 3 

Cribs, K. D. or folded 3 

Desks and Seats, school, S. U. or folded 3 

Same, K. D 4 

Desks, N. 0. S., wrapped or crated 2 

Racks, Hat, wrapped or crated, S. U 1 

Sofas, N. O. S., and Tete-a-tetes, wrapped or crated 1 

Stands, hail, wrapped or crated 3 

Tables, K. D., flat 3 

Table Legs, Slides, Leaves and Supports 3 

Wardrobes, wrapped or crated, K. D 3 

Washstands, wrapped or crated 3 

Furniture, not included in foregoing lists, viz.: 

Bookcases, S. U. wrapped or crated.... 1 

Chairs, wood, with case splint, rattan, reed, willow, bamboo or solid 

wooden seats, whether manufactured of common or hardwood, S. U. 1 

Same, K. D., boxed, crated or wrapped in bundles 2 

Furniture, Store, C. L., viz.: Counters and Shelving (not glass), 

K. D., C. L. min. 20,000 lbs 4 

Mattresses, cotton, excelsior, fiber, shoddy, shuck or straw 3 

Springs, bed and furniture, compressed and packed in barrels, casts 

or boxes 3 

Springs, bed, spiral or coil, compressed and crated 3 

Table Rims, wooden (not veneered), packed or securely tied together A 
Glass and Glassware, viz.: 

Bottles, Carboys or Demijohns, old; old bottles, gingerale or other non- 
alcoholic beverages in barrels, bottle carriers or boxes, L. C. L 6 

Fruit Jars, common, packed, L. C. L 4 

Mirrors, viz.: 

Over 3 feet, not exceeding 7x12 feet, packed 2 

Three feet or under, packed 3 

Showcases, boxed or crated li/^ 

Window Glass, viz.: Common, L .C. L 4 

Grain: 

In bulk, C. L., 40,000 lbs. min D 

Corn on Cob, in shuck, in bulk, C. L. 30,000 lbs. min D 

Graphite, crude, C. L., per car 25,000 lbs P 

Grits, in bags; same' as Cornmeal. 

Hay, Fodder and Straw, pressed in bales, L. C. L 6 

Hominy, in bags; same as Meal, corn. 

Husks or Shucks, compressed in bales, L. C. L 6 

Ice, prepaid or guaranteed, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs. (See Note) L 

Note. — With shipments of ice in C. L. lots, 1,000 lbs. of sawdust, chaff, or other 
packing will be allowed free. 

Ice, L. C. L., packed, prepaid or guaranteed; 100 per cent per 100 lbs. 
higher than C. L. (Not subject to minimum class rate.) 

Iron and Steel Articles (not boxed or crated unless so specified), viz.: 
Bars, grate (each shipment weighing 200 lbs. or over in one or more 

pieces), L. C. L A 

Castings, viz.: 

In boxes, kegs, barrels, casks or crates (not machinery or sewing 

machines) 5 

Unpacked (not machinery, parts thereof), each piece weighing 

under 200 lbs 5 



176 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Ratings 

Castings, weighing over 200 lbs.; see Special Iron. Covers, man- 
hole, packed and contents described, or in bundles, wired 5 

Dog Irons, cast; same as Castings. 

Flue, iron; same as Sheet Iron. 

Iron, sulphate of, shipped to fertilizer factories; see Fertilizers. 

Forgings; same as Castings. 

Lathing, expanded iron 5 

Nails, in boxes (horse and mule shoes) 5 

Picks, in bundles, barrels or kegs; see Special Iron. 

Pipe Joints or Fittings, consisting of Elbows, Traps, Tees, Crosses, • 
Bushings, Plugs, Couplings and Caps (made entirely of iron, and 
without brass or other trimmings or fixtures) (see Note), packed 
or not packed, L. C. L 6 

Same, C. L.; see Special Iron. 

Note. — The above ratings will apply on Elbows, Traps, Tees, and Crosses, with 
brass screw clean-out plugs or brass or bronze stay-rods. 

Rails, iron or steel, any quantity A 

Safes, viz.: 

Each weighing over 3,000 lbs. and not over 6,000 lbs 3 

Each weighing 3,000 lbs. or less 4 

Scrap Iron, packed or loose, C. L., min. wt. 40,000 lbs K 

Same, packed, L. C. L A 

Sheet Iron, viz.: 

Cut in strips for stove pipe, nested flat and crated 6 

Plain, Galvanized or Corrugated 6 

Iron and Steel, special, consisting of the following articles: 

Note. — Commodity rates on "Special Iron" will apply on all articles enumerated 
in the following list. In the absence of commodity rates. Class A rates will apply. 

Architectural and Structural, consisting of Columns, Pedestals, Cap- 
itals, Saddles, Door and Window Jambs, Plates, Sills, Studding, Lin- 
tels, Rolled Beams, Angles, Channel Bars. Girders and Tees or 

Zees A 

Axles, car ... A 

Axles, carriage or wagon, loose or wired together A 

Bar, Band, Hoop, Rod, Plate (not planished or polished), Boiler, all 

unpacked A 

Bar, steel, or steel bars, polished or not polished, packed or unpacked A 

Bolts, Nuts, Rivets and Washers, packed or in bags or bundles A 

Boxes and Skeins, vehicle, in kegs, barrels or casks A 

Boxes and Skeins, wagon, axle, loose, owners to load and unload, C. L. A 

Bridge Material A 

Castings (not machinery or parts thereof), each piece weighing 200 

lbs. or over, unpacked, 0. R. B A 

Castings or Forgings, parts of compresses, each piece weighing 2,000 

lbs. or over, owners to load and unload A 

Castings, C. L., viz.: Castings, rough, N. O. S. (not machinery nor 

parts thereof, ncr sewing machines nor parts thereof, nor stove 

castings), packed in kegs, barrels, or loose A 

Chains, in barrels or casks A 

Chains, loose or in coils A 

Crowbars A 

Draft Iron - A 

Elevator Weights A 

Filings, Iron A 

Fishbars, Fastenings, and Rail Braces A 

Frogs, Railroad A 

Harrow Teeth, in kegs or barrels A 

Jail Plate A 



Fkeight Rates 177 

Ratings 

Lap Rings _ A 

Mattocks, in bundles, barrels or kegs .- A 

Nails and Spikes, in kegs, estimated weight 106 lbs. per keg A 

Nails and Spikes, in double kegs, estimated wt. 208 lbs. per keg.. A 

Nails, cement coated, in kegs A 

Nails, wire, in kegs, estimated wt, 106 lbs. per keg A 

Nails, wire, in double kegs, estimated wt. 208 lbs. per keg ...- A 

Picks, in bundles, barrels or kegs A 

Pipe, cast, released A 

Pipe, lined with cement, released A 

Pipe Joints or Fittings, consisting of Elbows, Traps, Tees, Crosses, 
Bushings, Plugs, Couplings and Caps (made entirely of iron, and 
without brass or other trimmings or fixtures ) (see Note under Pipe 

Fittings, L, C. L.), packed or not packed, C. L A . 

Pipe Fittings, wired in bundles, C. L - - A 

Pipe, wrought, released A 

Plow Clevises, Couplers, Frogs, Heel Bolts, Moulds, or Plant Fenders 

(in bundles, or in kegs, barrels or casks). Plates, Points and Wings A 

Plow Steel A 

Poles, electric light or railway A 

Posts, fence, railroad -. A 

Rust, iron ._. , A 

Sadirons, in barrels or casks, released A 

Sadirons, in boxes, contents to be plainly marked on boxes, and con- 
tract to be made by shipper that no other articles shall be put in 

the boxes .-. A 

Sash Weights, unpacked ...-. A 

Shoes, horse, mule and ox, in kegs (estimated v/elght 106 lbs. to keg) A 

Stand Pipes, K. D A 

Staple, fence, in barrels or kegs A 

Timber Hangers A 

Tires, wagon A 

Trucks, car A 

Trusses, Bridge or Building A 

Wheels, car A 

Wire, fence, iron (not woven), on reels or in colls, loose or packed 

in barrels, 0. R. of wet and rust A 

Note. — On mixed carloads of iron fence wire and nails the carload rate on the 
highest classed article may be applied. 

Tubs, viz.: 

Tubs, bath 3 

Tubs, galvanized iron, closely nested 3 

Vises 4 

Kainit, when shipped to fertiizer factories; see Fertilizer Material; 

when in less than 25-ton shipments. Fertilizer rates apply. 
Knitting Factory Products, made wholly of cotton, in bales, 0. R. C, 
or in boxes when specific name of articles and shippers' names are 
plainly marked on outside of package and stated in receipt or biil 

of lading 5 

Leather, in hales or rolls or boxes, L. C. L 3 

Lime, viz.: 
Other than spent, in packages or bulk, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs., 

actual weight to be charged for; Class K less 10 per cent. 
Same, in waterproof bags or barrels, L. C. L. ; 20 per cent higher 
than C. L. 

Acetate of, L. C. L 6 

Same, C. L.; same as Fertilizers. 
Carbonate of, in barrels or casks; same as Lime. Chloride of, in 
barrels or casks 6 

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178 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Ratings^ 
In barrels, and Cement in bags or barrels, mixed C. L., min. wt. 

40,000 lbs.; same as Cement, C. L. 
Slaked, for agricultural purposes', in bulk or bags; 20 per cent less 
than Fertilizers. 
Livestock, subject to Rules, Estimated Weights and Valuation of South- 
ern Classifications. 

Livestock, L. C. L 4 

Locks, viz.: Padlocks and Rim-locks 3 

Lumber, native wood, rough or dressed (see Notes 1 and 2), C. L. 

24,000 lbs. min P 

Lumber, native wood, rough or dressed (see Notes 1 and 2), L. C. L.; 

20 per cent higher than Class K. 

Note 1. The following articles will take Lumber rates: Barrel Material (cooper- 
age stock) ; Box Material or Shooks for manufacture of packing cases or crates 
(not including Cigar Box Material) ; Casings, Ceiling (Wooden) ; Cooperage Stock; 
Cross-arms, Wooden; Cross-ties; Flooring; Heading and Heading Bolts; Hoop 
Poles; Hoop Splits; Hoops; Laths; Lumber Laths and Shingles in Mixed Car- 
loads; Mouldings, Carpenters, Withovit Ornamentation; Paving Blocks, Wooden; 
Pickets, Wooden ; Piles ; Planks or Boards, edges glued together ; Poles, Hoops, 
Telegraph and Telephone; Posts, Fence; Shingles and Shingle Bolts; Siding; 
Shooks, Boxed or Crated (not including Cigar Box Material) ; Shooks, Barrel 
Casks or Hogshead ; Spoke Timber in the Rough ; Staves and Stave Bolts ; Tank 
Material; Telegraph Cross Arms (without insulator pins or brackets); Ties, 
railroad; Timber, N. O. S.; Tobacco Box Material. 
Note 2. — In the absence of scale weights, the following estimated weights will 
be used : : 

Laths, green, per 1,000 530 lbs. 

Laths, dry, per 1,000 450 lbs. 

Lumber, short leaf rough pine, seasoned, per 1,000 ft 3,300 lbs. 

Lumber, rough spruce, seasoned, per 1,000 ft 2,600 lbs. 

Lumber, rough spruce lumber, green, per 1,000 ft 3,000 lbs. 

Shingles, green, per 1,000 , 350 lbs 

Shingles, dry, per 1,000 300 lbs. 

Machinery and Machines (see Note), C. L., viz.: 

N. 0. S., all kinds, boilers, engines or parts thereof, min. wt. 24,000 

lbs e 

Note. — Will not apply on Tractors. 

Machinery and Machines, L. C. L., viz.: 
Cotton and Woolen Mill Machinery, viz.: 

Beams, wooden, warp, cylinders, spools, bobbins, and shuttles, old.... S 

Bobbins, Shuttles and Spools, wooden, packed & 

Card Flats, old 6 

Rollers, iron and steel to be repaired or recovered, rating to apply 

to both directions 4 

Engines and Machinery, hoisting 4 

Pulleys 5 

Pulley Wheels and Blocks, manufactured wholly of iron, wired in 

bundles 4 

Marl, C. L., min. wt. 40,000 lbs.; 10 per cent higher than rate on Sand. 
Marl or Green Sand, L. C. L. (not taken in bulk), 80 per cent of less 

carload Fertilizer rate. 
Meal, viz.: 

Soy or Soja bean; Fertilizer rates. 

Corn, N. 0. S., except when in paper packages (see Note) D 

Note. — L. C. L. shipments of meal, in cloth bags, each package weighing less than 

21 pounds, will not be accepted unless enclosed in burlap, jute, or duck bags. 
Bills of lading and way-billsi for shipment of meal in bags must show number of 
bags of each size, weighing 21 pounds or over, and the number of burlap, jute, 
or duck bags containing bags weighing less than 21 pounds contained in the ship- 
ment. 

Linseed-oil Meal; same as Meal, Cottonseed; see Fertilizers. 
Meats, all shipments to be charged at actual weight, viz.: 

Fresh, packed or wrapped, L. C. L 3 



Tkeight Rates 179 



Ratings 

Sausage, fresh, packed 4 

Sausage, smoked, packed, L. C. L 6 

Sausage Casings, in barrels or kegs 4 

Melons, prepaid, in barrels with cloth or slatted wooden tops; in baskets 
with solid or slatted wooden tops; or in barrels, boxes or crates, 

L. C. L 5 

Melons, C. L., per car 20,000 lbs O 

Mica, viz.: Mica, scrap and ground, in bags or barrels, L. C. L 5 

Molasses, viz.: 

Shipments of molasses will be accepted at an estimated weight of 
121/^ lbs. per gallon, including package, the gallonage to be taken 
from the marks on the barrel as stenciled by authorized gangers. 

In barrels or hogsheads 6 

In tank cars, C. L., subject to Rule 35, Southern Classification 6 

Marble and Granite (other than Gravestones, Tombstones, Monuments, 
or parts thereof) : 
Blocks or Slabs, marble, slate, granite or stone, rough quarried, not 
packed; also sawed, sand-rubbed (or slushed), hammered or 

chiseled, boxed or crated, L. C. L A 

Same, C. L.; when blocked in or on cars, per car 30,000 lbs P 

Chips or Cubes, rough or dressed for inlaid or mosaic tiling, L. C. L. 6 
Monuments, Gravestones and Tombstones, viz.: 

Marble or granite, not boxed Dl 

Marble or granite, all kinds, N. 0. S 1 

Marble, granite, cement or concrete, including parts of monuments, 
gravestones (lettered or not lettered, but not sculptured), and not 

including statuary, in boxes or crates, L. C. L 4 

Same, C. L., min. wt. 30,000 lbs 6 

Nuts, packed in bags, boxes or barrels, viz.: 

Peanuts and Chufas, L. C. L 5 

Nuts, packed in double bags, boxes or barrels, viz.: 

Chestnuts, L. C. L 5 

Oatmeal, Rolled Oats, or Shredded Oats, in boxes, barrels, kegs, or 

drums 6 

Oils, viz.: 

Cotton-seed, in barrels, crude, L. C. L A 

Cotton-seed, in barrels, C. L., 30,000 lbs. min A 

Cotton-seed, in tanks, governed by the following rules, viz.: 

1. Rates when in tank cars will be assessed on basis of shell capacity in gallons, 

multiplied by 7 V2 lbs. per gallon. 

2. Tank cars must invariably be loaded to their full capacity, subject to a min. wt. 

of 24,000 lbs. 

In tank cars, C. L A 

Creosote or Dead Oil, in barrels, L. C. L 4 

Oil, Petroleum and Petroleum Products (notes and estimated weights 
as per Consolidated Classification) : 
Crude Oil, Distillates, Fuel Oil, Gas Oil, Grease (not axle). Refined 
(illuminating or burning) Oil, Lubricating Oil (not axle grease). 
Miners' Oil, Paraffin Oil, Paraffin Wax, Road Oil, Soap Oil, Trans- 
former Oil, and Wool Oil, Benzine, Gasoline and Naphtha, viz.: 

In cans, boxed, C. L 4 

In bulk, in wooden, iron or steel barrels, L. C. L *4 

In packages named, C. L., 26,000 lbs. min *6 

*Will not apply on Benzine, Gasoline, Naphtha or Petroleum Liquified Gas in 
wooden barrels. 

In tank cars, C. L., min. shell capacity of tank based on 6.6 lbs. per 
gallon 6 



180 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Paper, viz.: Ratings 

Glazed, for manufacture of paper boxes or for wrapping purposes, in 

boxes, crates, rolls or bundles 6 

Printing, in boxes, crates, rolls or bundles, L. C. L 6 

Roofing (not composition roofing), in rolls, bundles or crates 6 

Strawboard and Pulpboard; same as Paper, wrapping. 

Wall, in bundles, boxes or crates 3 

Wrapping or Lining in bundles, rolls, or crates, L. C. L 6 

Peas, viz.: 

Dried or split, in boxes, bags or barrels D 

Same, in packages or bulk, C. L., 36,000 lbs. min D 

Pickles, viz.: 

In buckets or pails, wooden, L. C. L 4 

In kegs, barrels or casks, L. C. L. 5 

Pipe, viz.: 

Earthen and concrete, drain or roofing (pipe and tile), L. C. L 6 

Same, C. L., min. wt. 26,000 lbs., subject to packing requirements 
attached to Class A rating Southern Classification (E. H. Du- 
laney's I. C. C. No. 19, supplements thereto or reissues thereof).... A 
Earthen or concrete, farm drain or sewer, C. L., per car 25,000 lbs., 
subject to packing requirements attached to Class A rating in 
Southern Classification (E. H, Dulaney's I. C. C. No. 19, supple- 
ments thereto or reissues thereof) P 

Same, L. C. L K 

Pipe, sewer, earthen or concrete, and fixtures; flues, flue linings, flue 
tops and chimney caps, and drain tile, earthen or concrete; in 
mixed carloads, per car 25,000 lbs., subject to packing requirements 
attached to Class A rating in Southern Classification (E. H. Du- 
laney's I. C. C. No. 19, supplements thereto or reissues thereof) ; 
25 per cent higher than Class P. 

Pitch, in barrels or casks, N. 0. S., C. L., 40,000 lbs. min K 

Plaster, viz.: 

Calcined, C. L., 40,000 lbs. min K 

Calcined, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than C. L. rate. 

Cement; same as Cement. 

Land; same as Agricultural Lime. 

Plaster of Paris, L. C. L 6 

Same, C. L., 40,000 lbs. min A 

Wall, in bags or barrels, C. L., 36,000 lbs. min.; Class K, less 10 per 

cent. 
Wall, in bags, barrels or boxes. L. C. L.. 20 per cent higher than 
C. L. rate. 
Plates, viz.: 

Wooden, including Wooden Butter Dishes and Plates, C. L., min. wt. 

15,000 lbs 6 

Wooden Plates or Dishes', nested, packed in crates or boxes, L. C. L. 5 
Porch Columns, wooden; same as Blinds, Doors and Frames. 
Potash, muriate and sulphate, when shipped to fertilizer factories; 

see Fertilizers. 
Preserves, Fruit Butter, and Jellies', Viz.: 

In glass, packed, L. C. L 3 

In wood, L. C. L 4 

In cans, boxed, L. C. L 4 

Pumps and Pump Material, viz.: 

Steam Pumps, Pumping Engines, and Machinery, L. C. L 4 

Wooden Tubing, loose or in packages, L. C. L 5 

Rags, viz.: 

In bags or bales, not machine pressed, L. C. L 3 

In barrels, crates or hogsheads, L. C. L 4 



Freight Rates 181 

Katings- 
Railroad Rolling Stock Equipment: 

Locomotives, standard gauge, subject to the following rules: 

Basis for Calculation of Freight. Mileage rates between points governed by this 
Exception Sheet will be computed upon the basis of the shortest all-rail standard- 
gauge mileage by available routes of transportation, plus actual arbitraries, 
subject to a minimum distance of 75 miles for each line, and governed by the 
mileage shown in individual mileage tariffs of carriers, parties to this Exception 
Sheet, lawfully on file Avith the Interstate Commerce Commission. 

Locomotives and Tendors, moved by their own power, owner to fur- 
nish fuel and crew, carrier to furnish pilot at expense of owner, 
17 cents per mile. 
Locomotives and Tenders, dead or on their own wheels, connecting 
rods and small parts' liable to be damaged, at option of carrier, 
to be taken off and boxed, 23 cents per mile. All expenses for 
oil, waste and repairs are in addition to the rates and will be at 
the expense of the owner. 
Locomotives and Tenders, loaded wholly on flat cars, 28 cents per mile. 
Locomotives, loaded on flat cars and weighing less than 40,000 lbs., 
same as Machinery, N. O. S. 
Roofing, viz.: 

Cement, in metal cans, in barrels or boxes, or in tubs, kits, pails or 

barrels, L. C. L 5 

Slate, in boxes or crates, L. C. L 6 

Slate, C. L., min. wt. 40,000 lbs K 

Roots and Herbs, all kinds, in bags, boxes or barrels, L. C. L 4 

Roots, ivy, C. L., per car 24,000 lbs P 

Rosin, in barrels, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than Class K. 

Rosin, in barrels, C. L., 36,000 lbs. min K 

Rosin Dross; apply Rosin rates. 

Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L., min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 
Note) O 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Salt Cake; see Fertilizers. 

Sash, viz.: 

Glazed, in boxes or crates, L. C. L 4 

Grlazed, in packages named, C. L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs 6 

Unglazed, in boxes or crates, C. L., min. wt. 16,000 lbs.. 6 

Unglazed, in boxes or crates; same as Blinds. 

Sawdust, C. L., per car 24,000 lbs P 

Screens, viz.: 

Door or Window, of wire, in bundles, boxes or crates, L. C. L .: 4 

Door or Window, of wire, C. L., min. wt. 18,000 lbs G 

Sea Grass, Sea Weed, or Salt Hay, pressed in bales, C. L., 20,000 lbs. min., 
20 per cent less than Class D. 

Showcases; see Glass and Glassware. 

Slush, Soap, stock or similar material for manufacturing soap, in 
barrels; same as Cottonseed Oil. 

Soap Stock; same as Cottonseed Oil. 

Soda, viz.: 

Nitrate of, L. C. L.; same as Fertilizers, L. C. L. 

Nitrate of, C. L.; see Fertilizers and Fertilizer Material, C. L. 

Sulphate of, C. L.; same as Fertilizers, C. L. 

Stoves and Ranges, cast iron, L. C. L. Box and crate requirements 
will not apply. 



182 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Ratings 
Sugar, in barrels or hogsheads, or in cartons or sacks packed in boxes 
or in single (see Note) or double sacks 6 

Note. — Ratings will apply when the bag is made of cotton cloth weighing not less 
than 5.6 ounces per square yard and having not less than 96 threads to the square 
inch, including, warp and filling, and of tensile strength not less than 61 pounds 
in the warp and 68 pounds in the filling, or Osnaburg (Cotton Cloth) not less 
than 7 ounces to the square yard and having not less than 68 threads to the 
square inch, including warp and filling, and of tensile strength not less than 61 
pounds in the warp and 68 pounds in the filling, or when the bag is made of 
single cropped and mangled or double calendered burlap weighing not less than 
IOV2 ounces per yard, 40 inches wide, and counting not less than 11 porter 
(warp) and 12 shots (filling), tensile strength to be not less than 61 pounds in 
the warp and 68 pounds in the filling. Tensile strength to be determined by what 
is commercially known as the strip test. 

Sumac, viz.: 

Leaf, C. L., min. wt. 20,000 lbs K 

Same, in bags or bales, L. C. L 5 

Tallow, in barrels or boxes B 

Tankage, for fertilizer purposes, C. L.; see Fertilizer. 

Tar, Coal, in barrels, L. C. L A 

Same, C. L., 40,000 lbs. min K 

Tar, in barrels, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than Class K. 

Tar, in barrels or casks, C. L., 40,000 lbs. min K 

Tar Residuum; same as Tar. 

Tar, Coal, in tank cars, minimum weight capacity of tank to be charged 
for at estimated weight of 8l^ pounds per gallon.... K 

Tile, viz.: 

Drain and Roofing; see Pipe. 

Building and Roofing and Hollow Brick, in straight or mixed C. L., 
min. wt. 30,000 lbs K 

Tin, viz.: 

Tin and Terne Plate, in boxes, charged at actual weight, L. C. L 5 

Tin Roofing, in rolls, crates or boxes, L. C. L 5 

Tobacco, viz.: 

Smoking 2 

Unmanufactured, in boxes, barrels, crates, bales or baskets 4 

Unmanufactured, in hogsheads or tierces 5 

Unmanufactured, loose in car on the stick, C. L., min. wt. 10,000 lbs. 4 

Tobacco Trash, Sweepings or Stems, ground or unground, packed, 
L. C. L., or in bulk when in carloads; Fertilizer rates. 

Tongue, deer, in bags, bales or boxes, L. C. L 5 

Twine, viz.: Jute, packed, L. C. L 5 

Vegetables, not canned or desicated, viz.: 

Beets, in barrels, bags, baskets, boxes or crates 6 

Cabbages, in bags, baskets, boxes or crates, L. C. L 6 

Carrots, in barrels, bags, baskets, boxes or crates 6 

Cucumbers; same as Beets. 

Onions, in sacks, L. C. L 5 

Onions, in barrels, baskets, boxes or crates, L. C. L 6 

Potatoes, in crates or sacks, L. C. L 6 

Potatoes, in barrels, bags, baskets, boxes or crates, L. C. L 6 

Turnips, in barrels, bags, baskets, boxes or crates, L. C. L 6 

N. 0. S., packed, prepaid or guaranteed 3 

Vehicles', viz.: 

Carriages, Buggies, and Trotting Wagons, viz.: 

K. D., boxed or well crated, box or crate not exceeding 34 inches in 

height, L. C. L 2 

Boxed or well crated, C. L., min. wt. 10,000 lbs 4 

Loose, C. L., min. wt. 15,000 lbs 3 



Feeight Rates ^ 183' 

Vehicles, Horse Drawn, viz.: Ratings 

Trucks or Wagons, Farm, with or without bodies and without springs. 

Bodies K. D. or flat, or without bodies, gears K. D., loose, L. C. L. 4 
Trucks, drays or wagons, delivery or freight, with or without springs 
(see Note). Loose, wheels and shafts detached, actual weight, 
subject to minimum charge of 1.000 pounds each at first-class 
rate, L. C. L Dl 

Note. — This description will not cover heavy teaming vehicles. 

Vehicle Material and Parts of Vehicles, viz.: 
Bodies, finished, carriage, buggy, trotting wagon, and wagon; same as 

Carriages, Buggies, Trotting Wagons, and Wagons, respectively. 
Bodies and Seats, unfinished; same as Wheels. 

Hubs, packed in rolls or securely tied together A 

Rims, packed or securely tied together A 

Shafts, Bows, Felloes, Singletrees, Spokes, Hubs and Rims, wood, 

unfinished, L. C. L 5 

Spokes, in the rough, packed in bundles A 

Same, C. L., loose or in bundles P 

Wheels, unfinished, L. C. L 4 

Wheelbarrows, viz.: Iron or wood, K. D., trays nested and strapped, 
wheels and handles packed separately, L. C. L 4 

Wood: 

Veneer, unfigured, made from woods other than woods of value; Lum- 
ber rates. 

Veneer, figured, or made from woods of value; Lumber rates plus 
15 per cent. 

Built-up wood faced with unfigured veneer of woods other than woods 
of value; Lumber rates plus 10 per cent. 

Built-up wood faced with figured veneer, or veneer of woods of value; 
Lumber rates plus 15 per cent. 

Note. Woods of Value: boxwood; Spanish cedar; cherry; cocobolo ; ebony; Grana- 
dilla; ironwood; lancewood ; lignumvitae ; mahogany; rosewood; sandalwood; 
satinwood; teakwood ; vermilion; walnut. 

Wool, viz.: 

In bags, two or more securely corded together or pressed in bales.... 3 

Unwashed, in bags 4 

Circular No. 277 (Cancels Circular No. 269.) 



SUPPLEMENT No. 1 TO NORTH CAROLINA EXCEPTION SHEET No. i 

Additions — Cpianges 
NOW READS 
Fertilizer Material, viz.: Ratings 

Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried: Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish 
Scrap; Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in 
bags or hulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags 
or in bulk; Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; 
Hardsaltz, in bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent 
less per ton than the rate on Fertilizer. 
Same, L. C. L.; Fertilizer rates. 
Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L. Min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 

note) 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 



184 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

CHANGE TO READ 
Fertilizer Material, viz.: Ratings 

Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish 
Scrap; Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in 
bags or bulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags 
or in bulk; Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; 
Hardsaltz, in bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent 
less per ton than the rate on Fertilizer. 
Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L. min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (See 

Note) 

In bags, boxes or barrels, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than carload 
rates'. 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Effective June 1, 1926. 



SUPPLEMENT No. 2 TO NORTH CAROLINA EXCEPTION SHEET No. 8 

Additions — Changes 

NOW READS 
Fertilizer Material, viz.: Ratings 
Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish Scrap; 
Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in bags or 
bulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags or in bulk; 
Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; Hardsaltz, in 
bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent less per ton than 
the rate on Fertilizer. 
Same, L. C. L. Fertilizer rates. 
Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L. Min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 
note) 

Note. — "Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Canned Goods, viz.: 
Fish, Oysters, Fruits, Vegetables and Meats, in metal cans, packed in 
boxes, crates or barrels, L. C. L 4 

CHANGE TO READ 
Fertilizer Material, viz.: Ratings 

Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish Scrap; 
Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in bags or 
bulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags or in bulk; 
Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; Hardsaltz, in 
bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent less per ton than 
the rate on Fertilizer. 
Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L. Min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 

note) 

In bags, boxes or barrels, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than carload 
rates. 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Canned Goods, viz.: 
Fish, Oysters, Fruits, Vegetables, Meats and Condensed Milk, in metal 

cans, packed in bojjes, crates or barrels', L. C. L 4 

Effective August 10, 1926. 



Fbeight Rates 185 

SUPPLEMENT No. 3 TO NORTH CAROLINA EXCEPTION SHEET No. 8 

Additions — Changes 
NOW READS 
-Fertilizer Material, viz.: Ratings 
Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish Scrap; 
Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in bags or 
hulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags or in bulk; 
Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; Hardsaltz, in 
bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent less per ton than 
the rate on Fertilizer. 
Same, L. C. L. Fertilizer rates. 
Salt, in hulk, in hags, boxes or barrels, C. L. Min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 
note) 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Canned Goods, viz.: 

Fish, Oysters, Fruits, Vegetables and Meats, in metal cans, packed 

in boxes, crates or barrels, L. C. L. 4 

Iron and Steel, Special: 

Pipe, wrought, released .— A 

CHANGE TO READ 
Fertilizer Material, viz. : Rating.^ 

Ammonia, sulphate of; Blood, dried; Bones; Castor Pomace, in bags; 
Potash, muriate of; Potash, sulphate of; Dried or Acid Fish Scrap; 
Slate, rotten; Soda, nitrate of; Sylvinite; Hoof Meal, in bags or 
bulk; Manure, bat, bird, or sheep; Manure Salts, in bags or in bulk; 
Tankage; Acid Phosphate, in bulk; Kainit, in bulk; Hardsaltz, in 
bulk; min. C. L. 25 tons or 50,000 lbs.; 10 per cent less per ton than 
the rate on Fertilizer. 
Salt, in bulk, in bags, boxes or barrels, C. L. Min. wt. 45,000 lbs. (see 

note) 

In bags, boxes or barrels, L. C. L., 20 per cent higher than carload 
rates. 

Note. — Where Class O rates are stated per car the rate on salt will be 225 per cent 
of Class O per car of 20,000 pounds. 

Canned Goods, viz.: 

Fish, Oysters, Fruits, Vegetables, Meats and Condensed Milk, in 

metal cans, packed in boxes, crates or barrels, L. C. L 4 

Iron and Steel, Special: 

Pipe, wrought, all kinds, including conduit, released A 

Effective October 6, 1926. 



CAR DEMURRAGE RULES AND CHARGES 

APPLYING ON 

INTRASTATE TRAFFIC AT ALL POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

APPLICATION 

The Car Demurrage Rules and Charges, published herein, apply on Intra- 
state traffic at all points on the railroads in North Carolina. 

Rule 1— Cars Subject to Rules 

Note. — The disposition at point of detention determines the purpose for which a car 
is held and the rule applicable thereto, except where there is specific tariff provision to the 
contrary. 

Section A. — Cars of either railroad or private ownership, held for or by 
consignors or consignees for loading, unloading, forwarding directions or 
for any other purpose (including cars held for loading company material 
unless the loading is done by the railroad for which the material is intended 
and on its tracks) are subject to these demurrage rules, except as provided 
in Section B. 

Section B. — The following cars are not subject to these demurrage rules: 

1. Cars under load with company material for use of and consigned to 
the railroad in whose possession the cars are held. 

2. Cars under load with livestock. This exemption does not include cars 
held for or by shippers for loading livestock. Live poultry will not be con- 
sidered as livestock. 

3. Empty cars placed for loading coal at coal mines, coal mine sidings, 
coal washers, or coke at coke ovens, and such cars under load with coal at 
such mines, mine sidings or coal washers, or with coke at coke ovens. This 
exemption applies only at mines, coal washers and ovens which are subject 
to car distribution rules in lieu of demurrage rules. 

4. (a) Private cars on private tracks when the ownership of the car and 
track is the same. 

Note. — Private cars while held under constructive placement for delivery upon the tracks 
of their owners are subject to demurrage charges after expiration of forty-eight hours' 
free time. (See Rules 5 and ©.) 

DEFINITIONS 

Private Car. — A car having other than railroad ownership. A lease of a 
car is equivalent to ownership. Private cars must have the full name of the 
owner or lessee painted or stenciled thereon or must be boarded with full 
name of the owner or lessee. If name of lessee is painted, stenciled or 
boarded on car, then the car is exempt from demurrage for the lessee only. 
If name of lessee is not painted, stenciled or boarded on car, then the car 
is exempt from demurrage for the owner only. 

Private Track. — A track outside of carrier's right of way, yard, and ter- 
minals, and of which the carrier does not own either the rails, ties, roadbed, 
or right of way; or a track or a portion of a track which is devoted to the 
purposes of its user either by lease or written agreement. 

4. (b) Empty private cars stored on railroad or private tracks, including 
such cars sent by the owner to a shipper for loading, provided the cars have 
not been placed or tendered for loading on the orders of a shipper. (See 
Rule 6, Section D.) 

Rule 2 — ^Free Time Allowed 

Section A. — Forty-eight hours (two days) free time will be allowed for 
loading or unloading all commodities (see Exception). (See Rule 2, Section 
B, Paragraph 4.) 

"LOADING" includes the furnishing of forwarding directions on outbound 
cars. 



Fkeight Rates 187 

"UNLOADING" includes: 

(a) Surrender of bill of lading on shipments billed "to order." 

(b) Payment of lawful freight charges when required prior to delivery 
of the car. 

(c) Furnishing of a "turn-over" order (an order for delivery of another 
party) after car has been placed for delivery and no additional movement 
of the car is made. 

When the same car is both unloaded and reloaded, each transaction will be 
treated as independent of the other. This will also apply to industries per- 
forming their own switching service, in which case the industry must 
notify the carrier date and time car was unloaded. 

When a car held for loading or unloading is moved by railroad or private 
power to another point in the same yard or industry to complete loading or 
unloading, only forty-eight hours free time will be allowed, except that 
when the railroad makes a charge for such movement the time incident 
thereto shall not be computed against the car. 

(See Rule 7, Note 2.) 

Note. — If a consignee washes his car held at any break-up yard or a hold yard before 
notification and placement, such car will be subject to demurrage. That is to say, the 
time held in the break-up yard will be included within the 48 hours of free time. If he 
wishes to exempt his car from the imposition of demurrage he must either, by general 
orders given to the carrier or by specific orders as to incoming freight, notify the carrier 
of the tracks upon which he wishes his freight placed, in which event he will have the full 
48 hours free time from the time when the placement is made upon the track designated. 
This "Note" will apply except when in conflict with Rule 2, Section B, Paragraph 1. 

Section B. — Twenty-four hours (one day) free time will be allowed: 

1. When cars are held for reconsignment, diversion or reshipment, or held 
in transit on order of consignor, consignee or owner. 

Note. — This will not apply to cars subject to Rule 2, Section B, Paragraph 3. 

The term "diversion" or "reconsignment" will be applied as defined in the 
reconsignment tariffs of the carriers, except that under this rule when a car 
is placed for delivery at destination a "turnover" (or order for delivery to 
another party) which does not involve an additional movement of the car is 
not a reconsignment. (See Rule 2, Section A.) 

A reshipment is the making of a new contract by which under a new rate 
the original lading, without being unloaded, is forwarded in the same car 
to another destination. 

2. When cars, destined for delivery to or for forwarding by a connecting 
line, are held under tariff regulations for surrender of bill of lading or pay- 
ment of lawful freight charges. 

3. When cars are held in transit and placed for inspection or grading, in- 
cluding reconsignment or other disposition orders. At stations where grain 
and hay must be inspected or graded, the consignee agreeing with the carrier 
in writing for file at the station, to accept the bulletining of the cars as due 
and adequate notice of arrival, the bulletins must be posted by 9:00 a.m. of 
each day, showing the previous twenty-four (24) hours' receipts, and the free 
time (twenty-four hours) is to be calculated from the first 7:00 a.m. there- 
after. Where there is no agreement for hulletining of cars, the free time must 
be calculated from the first 7:00 a.m. after the day on which notice of arrival 
is sent or given to the consignee. 

4. Except as otherwise provided in Rule 2, Section A, when cars are held 
to complete loading, or to partly unload. 

Note. — When a car held for unloading is partly unloaded and partly reloaded, 48 hours' 
free time will be allowed for the entire transaction. 

Rule 3 — Computing Time 

Note. — In computing time, Sundays and legal holidaysi (National, State, and Municipal), 
but not half -holidays, will be excluded, except as otherwise provided in Section A of 
Rule 9. "When a legal holiday falls on Sunday the following Monday will be excluded. 

Section A. — On cars held for loading, time will be computed from the first 
7:00 a. m. after placement on public delivery tracks and without notice of 



J 88 N. C. CORPORATION CO^fMISSION 

placement, but if not placed within 24 hours after 7:00 a. m. of the day 
for which ordered, time will be computed from 7:00 a. m. after the day on 
which notice of placement is sent or given to consignor. (See Rule 6 — Cars 
for Loading.) 

Section B. — 1. On cars held for orders, surrender of bill of lading or 
payment of freight charges, whether such cars have been placed in position 
to unload or not, time will be computed from the first 7:00 a. m. after the 
day on which notice of arrival is sent or given to the consignee or party 
entitled to receive same. (See Rule 4 — Notification.) 

Note. — The time between receipt of order and placement of car (not to include the timo 
attributable to the act or neglect of consignor or consignee) mil be deducted from the 
total detention of the car. 

2. Orders for disposition or reconsignment, when mailed, wired or other- 
wise transmitted by the reconsignor to agent of the carrier at point where 
cars are held, or to the agent of any carrier named in the bill of lading 
contract or participating in the transportation transaction, unless otherwise 
provided by tariff, will release cars at 7:00 a.m. of the date such orders are 
received by any such agent, provided they are sent or given prior to the 
date received. 

Such orders mailed, wired or otherwise transmitted and received the 
same date, will release cars at the hour the orders are received by any 
such agent. 

Date of mailing to be determined by the postmark. 

Note. — When order releasing a car is sent to the railroad by U. S. mail and the order 
is not received by the addressee, the car shall be considered released as of the 
date the order should have been delivered, provided proof is furnished by the claimant that 
the order was deposited in the U. S. mail properly stamped and addressed on the date claimed. 

Section C. — 1. On cars held for unloading, except as otherwise provided 
in Section B, Paragraph 1, of this Rule, time will be computed from the 
first 7:00 a. m., after placement on public delivery tracks, and after the day 
on which notice of arrival is sent or given to consignee or party entitled 
to receive same. If car is not placed within 24 hours after notice of 
arrival has been sent or given, time will be computed from the first 7:00 a. m. 
after the day on which notice of placement has been sent or given to the 
consignee or party entitled to receive same. (See Rule 4, Sections A and D.) 

2. On cars subject to Rule 5, Section B, Paragraph 2, time will be com- 
puted from the first 7:00 a. m. after the day on which notice as required 
by Rule 5, Section B. Paragraph 1, is sent or given to the consignee or party 
entitled to receive same. 

Section D. — On cars to be delivered on other than public delivery tracks, 
time will be computed from the first 7:00 a. m. after actual or constructive 
placement on such tracks. Time computed from actual placement on cars 
placed at exactly 7:00 a. m. will begin at the same 7:00 a. m.; actual place- 
ment to be determined by the precise time the engine cuts loose. (See 
Rule 4, Section C, and Rules 5 and 6.) 

Note. 1. — ■"Actual Placement" is made when a oar is placed in an accessible position 
for loading or unloading or at a point previously designated by the consignor or consignee. 
If such placing is prevented from any cause attributable to consignor or consignee and 
car is placed on the private or other-than-public-delivery track serving the consignor or 
consignee, it shall be considered constructively placed, without notice. 

Note. 2. — Any railroad track or portion thereof assigned for individual use will be 
treated as "other-than-public-delivery track." 

Section E. — On cars to be delivered on interchange tracks of industrial 
plants performing the switching service for themselves or other parties, 
time will be computed from the first 7:00 a. m. after actual or constructive 
placement on such interchange tracks until return to the same or another 
interchange track. Time computed from the actual placement on cars placed 
at exactly 7:00 a.m. will begin at the same 7:00 a.m.; actual placement to 
be determined by the precise time the engine cuts loose. (See Rule 4, 
Section C, and Rules 5 and 6.) Cars returned loaded will not be recorded 
released until necessary billing instructions are furnished. 



Freight Ratks 189 



Note. — Where two or more parties take delivery from the same interchange track, or 
where the railroad company uses the interchange track for other cars, or where the inter- 
change track is not adjacent to the plant and the industry uses the railroad's tracks to 
reach same, a notice of placement shall be sent or given to the consignee and time will 
be computed from the first 7:00 a. m. thereafter. 

Rule 4 — Notification 

Section A. — ^Notice of arrival shall be sent or given consignee or party- 
entitled to receive same by the railroad's agent in writing or, in lieu thereof, 
as otherwise agreed to in writing by the railroad and consignee, within 
twenty-four hours after arrival of car and billing at destination, such 
notice to contain car initials and number, point of shipment, contents and, 
if transferred in transit, the initial and number of original car. When address 
of consignee does not appear on billing, and is not known, the notice of 
arrival must be deposited in United States mail enclosed in a stamped 
envelope bearing return address, same to be preserved on file if returned. 
An impression copy shall be retained, and when notice is sent or given 
on a postal card the impression shall be of both sides. (See Rule 3, Sections 
B and C.) In case a car subject to Rule 3, Section C, is not placed on 
public delivery track within twenty-four hours after notice of arrival has 
been sent or given, notice of placement shall be sent or given to consignee. 

Note. — When owner requests that original point of shipment be omitted on reconsigned 
cars, this information shall not be shown on notice of arrival at destination. 

Section B. — When cars are ordered stopped in transit, notice shall be 
sent or given the party ordering the cars stopped upon arrival of cars at 
point of stoppage. 

Section C. — Delivery of cars upon other than public delivery tracks or 
upon industrial interchange tracks, or written notice sent or given to 
consignee or party entitled to receive same, of readiness to so deliver, will 
constitute notification to consignee. (See Rule 8, Section D, Paragraph 
1 (b).) 

Section D. — In all cases where any part of the contents of a car has been 
removed by the consignee prior to the sending or giving of required notice, 
such removal shall be considered as notice of arrival. 

Section E. — 1. When carload freight is refused at destination, notice of 
such refusal shall, within 24 hours thereafter, be sent by wire to consignor, 
when known, at his expense, or when not known, to agent at point of ship- 
ment, who shall be required promptly to notify the shipper if known. 

2. (a) When unclaimed perishable carload freight has not been disposed 
of within two days from the first 7:00 a. m. after the day on which notice 
of arrival has been sent or given to consignee, notice to that effect shall 
be sent by wire as provided in Paragraph 1 of this section. 

(b) When other carload freight is unclaimed within five days from the 
first 7:00 a. m. after the day on which notice of arrival has been sent or 
given to the consignee, a notice to that effect shall be sent by wire as pro- 
vided in Paragraph 1 of this section. 

(See Rule 8, Section D, Paragraph 4.) 

Rule 5 — Placing Cars for Unloading 

Note. — Under this rule the time of movement between hold point and destination, and 
any other time for which the railroad is responsible, will not be computed against the 
consignee. 

Section A. — 1. When delivery of a car consigned or ordered to an in- 
dustrial interchange track or to other than a public delivery track cannot 
be made on account of the inability of the consignee to receive it, or 
because of any other condition attributable to the consignee, such car will 
be held at destination or, if it cannot reasonably be accommodated there, 
at the nearest available hold point, and written notice that the car is held 
and that the railroad is unable to deliver will be sent or given to the 
consignee. This will be considered constructive placement. (See Riile 3, 
Sections D and E.) 



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2. On a car to be delivered to a switching line for final delivery and 
which consignee located on switching line is unable to receive and which 
for that reason the switching line is unable to receive from the railroad^ 
notice will be sent or given the switching line showing point of shipment, 
car initials and numbers, contents and consignee and if transferred in 
transit the initials and number of the original car. 

3. When the railroad is the switching line and, under conditions set 
forth in Paragraph 1, is unable to receive cars from a connecting line at 
destination for delivery within switching limits, upon receipt of notice from 
connecting line it will notify the consignee and put such cars under con- 
structive placement. (See Rule 4, Section C.) 

Section B. — 1. When delivery cannot be made on specifically designated 
public delivery tracks, on account of such tracks being fully occupied, or 
from other causes beyond the control of the railroad, notice shall be sent 
or given the consignee in writing or, in lieu thereof, as otherwise agreed 
to in writing, that delivery will be made at the nearest available point 
to the consignee, naming the point. Such delivery shall be made unless 
the consignee shall before delivery indicate a preferred available point, 
in which case the preferred delivery will be made. 

2. In the event consignee or party entitled to receive shipment serves 
notice upon the railroad of refusal to accept delivery at the point named 
in notice sent or given in accordance with Paragraph 1, the car will be heYQ. 
awaiting opportunity to deliver on the specially designated track subject 
to Rule 3,, Section C, Paragraph 2. 

Rule 6— Cars for Loading 

Section A. — Cars for loading will be considered placed when such cars 
are actually placed or held on orders of the consignor. In the latter case 
the agent must send or give the consignor written notice of all cars which 
he has been unable to place because of condition of the other-than-public- 
delivery track or because of the other conditions attributable to the consignor. 
This will be considered constructive placement. (See Rule 3, Sections 
D and E.) 

Section B. — When empty cars placed on orders are not used in trans- 
portation service, demurrage will be charged from the first 7:00 a. m. after 
actual or constructive placement until released, with no free time allowance. 

Section C. — 1. Cars received from a switching line and held by the rail- 
road for forwarding directions are subject to demurrage charges from the 
first 7:00 a. m. after they are received, until proper forwarding directions, 
are furnished, with no free time allowance and without notice, except that 
cars received toeween 4:00 p. m. and 7:00 a. m. will not be subject to 
demurrage if forwarding directions are received prior to the following 
12:00 noon. 

2. Private cars which have been loaded on the tracks of their owners,, 
received from such tracks and held by the railroad for forwarding directions,, 
are subject to demurrage charges from the first 7:00 a. m. after they are 
received until proper forwarding directions are furnished, with no free 
time allowance and without notice. 

Section D. — If an empty car is appropriated without being ordered, it 
shall be considered as having been ordered and actually placed at the time 
so appropriated. If not loaded outbound, such car is subject to Section B 
of this Rule. 

Rule 7 — Demurrage Charges 

Section A. — On cars not subject to Rule 9 (Average Agreement): After 
the expiration of free time allowed, the following charges per car per day,, 
or fraction of a day, will be made until car is released: 

For each of the first four days, $2. 

For each succeeding day, $5. 



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Sectio7i B. — The charges on cars subject to average agreement are set 
lorth in Rule 9. 

Note 1. — When through no fault of the consignor or consignee the lading of a car is 
transferred by a carrier into two or more cars, or when two small cars are furnished by 
a carrier in lieu of one large car ordered by the shipper, demurrage will be charged as 
for one car only, as long as any of such cars are detained beyond the free time. 

Note 2. — When a car contains two or more minimum carload shipments consigned ta 
more than one consignee at the same station, demurrage will be charged the same as if 
the shipments had been received in separate cars and each consignee will be allowed a 
total free time of 48 hours (2 days) for unloading, free of interference by the other 
consignee or consignees. 

(See North Carolina Storage Rules and Charges for additional charges on 
cars loaded with inflammable freight and less dangerous or relatively safe 
explosives.) 

Rule 8— Claims 

No demurrage charges shall be collected under these rules for detention of 
cars through causes named below. Demurrage charges assessed or collected 
under such conditions shall be promptly canceled or refunded by the railroad. 

CAUSES 
Section A. — Weather Interference. 

Note. — A consignor or consignee shall not be absolved from demurrage under Section A 
of this Rule if, considering the character of the freight, others similarly situated and 
under the same conditions reasonably could and did load or unload cars during the 
same period of time. 

1. When the condition of the vreather during any part of the prescribed 
free time (or the adjusted free time provided for in Section B of this Rule) 
is such as to make it impossible for men or teams to work at loading or 
unloading, or impossible to place freight in cars, or move it from cars, 
without serious injury to the freight, or when, because of high water or 
snowdrifts (see note) it is impossible, during the prescribed free time, to 
get to the cars for loading or unloading, the free time will be extended until 
a total of forty-eight hours (or twentj^-four hours on cars subject to Rule 2, 
Section B, Paragraph 4) free from such interference shall have been allowed. 
No additional time will be allowed unless claim stating fully the conditions 
which prevented loading or unloading within the free time, is presented in 
writing to the railroad's agent within thirty days after the date on which 
demurrage bill is rendered. 

Note. — The extension of free time on account of high water or snow drifts shall apply 
to other-than-public-delivery tracks only where there is a disability of the railroad. 

2. When, at time of actual placement, lading is frozen so as to require 
heating, thawing or loosening to unload, the free time allowed shall be 
extended forty-eight (48) hours, making a total of ninety-six (96) hours 
free time, provided the consignee shall, within forty-eight (48) hours after 
actual placement, serve upon the railroad's agent a written statement that 
the lading was in such frozen condition at time of actual placement. 

3. No allowance on account of weather interference shall be made on 
cars subject to Rule 6, Section B. 

Section B. — Bunching. 

1. Cars for loading. When, by reason of delay or irregularity in filling 
orders, cars are bunched and placed for loading in accumulated numbers in 
excess of daily placing as ordered, the shipper shall be allowed such free 
time for loading as he would have been entitled to had the cars been placed 
for loading as ordered. 

2. Cars for unloading or reconsigning. When, as the result of the act 
or neglect of any carrier, cars originating at the same point, moving via 
the same route and consigned to one consignee at one point, are bunched, 
or when cars originating at different points and transported via the same 
route from an intermediate common point to destination are bunched after 
arriving at the common point (in which event the dates of arrival of the 



192 N. C. (CORPORATION COMMISSION' 

cars at common point will govern in determining the bunching instead of 
the dates of shipment), and are tendered for delivery by this railroad in 
accumulated number in excess of daily shipments, the consignee shall be 
allowed such free time as he would have been entitled to had the cars not 
been bunched, but when any car is released before the expiration of such 
free time, the free time on the next car will be computed from the first 
"7:00 a. m. following such release; provided, however, no allowance will be 
made unless claim is presented in writing to the railroad's agent within 
thirty days after the date on which bill for demurrage is rendered, sup- 
ported by the receipted bill as evidence of payment of the demurrage as 
originally charged and a statement showing date and point of shipment 
of each car involved in the bunching claim. 

Note. Under this rule, cars moving from different points and/or via different routes 
to destination and arriving on different dates will be considered bunched if tendered for 
delivery on one day and such free time shall be allowed as the consignee would have been 
entitled to had the cars been placed or tendered for delivery in the order of their arrival. 

Section G. — Demand of overcharge. When the railroad's agent demands 
the payment of transportation charges in excess of tariff authority. 
Section D. — Delayed or improper notice by the railroad. 

1. (a) When notice of arrival does not contain all the information 
specified in Rule 4, Section A, consignee shall not have the right to call 
in question the sufl[iciency of such notice, unless within the prescribed free 
time he shall serve upon the railroad's agent a written statement of the 
omitted information required, in which event the time between receipt of 
such statement and the furnishing of the omitted information will not be 
computed against the consignee. 

(b) When the consignee makes request in writing for the name of the 
consignor, point of shipment and (or), if transferred in transit, the initials 
and number of the original car, to enable him to identify the shipment in 
a car placed or tendered for delivery on other than public delivery track, 
such information will be furnished, but consignee shall not be entitled to 
additional free time unless such request has been served on the railroad's 
agent within the prescribed free time, in which event the time between 
receipt of the request and compliance therewith will not be computed 
against the consignee. (See Rule 4, Section A, Note.) 

2. When claim is made that a mailed notice has been delayed, postmark 
thereon shall be accepted as indicating the date of the notice. 

3. When a notice is mailed by the railroad on Sunday, a legal holiday, 
or after 3:00 p. m. on other days (as evidenced by the postmark thereon), 
consignee shall be allowed five hours additional free time provided he shall 
send or give to the railroad's agent, within the first twenty-four hours of 
free time, written advice that the notice had not been received until after 
the free time had begun to run; in case of failure on the part of the con- 
signee so to advise the railroad's agent, no additional free time shall be 
allowed. 

4. In case of failure by the railroad to send notice in accordance with 
the provisions of Rule 4, Section E, the consignor shall not be held liable 
for demurrage charges between the date the notice should have been sent 
and the date it was actually sent. 

Section E. — Error of any railroad which prevents proper tender or delivery. 

1. Under this Rule demurrage will be charged on the basis of the amount 
that would have accrued but for such error. This also applies in the case 
of constructively placed cars being "run around" by actually placing recent 
arrivals ahead of previous arrivals, but allowance will only be made on 
cars subject to Rule 9, Average Agreement, that are held beyond the 
fourth debit day. 

Rule 9 — Average Agreement 

When the following agreement has been entered into, the charge for 
detention of cars, on all cars subject to demurrage, held for loading or 
unloading, shall be computed on the basis of the average time of detention 



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to all such cars released during each calendar month ; such average detention 
and charge to be computed as follows: 

Section A. — One credit will be allowed for each car, released within the 
first twenty-four (24) hours of free time. After the expiration of forty-eight 
(48) hours (96 hours on cars subject to Rule 8, Se<;tion A, Paragraph 2) 
free time, one debit per car per day, or fraction of a day, will be charged 
for each of the first four days. In no case shall more than one credit be 
allowed on any one car, and in no case shall more than four credits be 
applied in cancellation of debits accruing on any one car. When a car 
has accrued four debts a charge of $5 per car per day, or fraction of a day 
will be made for all subsequent detention and will apply on all subsequent 
Sundays and legal holidays, including a Sunday or holiday immediately 
following the day on which the fourth debit begins to run. 

Section B. — Credits earned on cars held for loading shall not be used in 
offsetting debits accruing on cars held for unloading, nor shall credits earned 
on cars held for unloading be used in offsetting debits accruing on cars 
held for loading. 

Section C — Credits cannot be earned by private cars subject to Rule 1, 
Section B, Paragraph 4 (a), but debits charged on such private cars while 
under constructive placement may be offset by credits earned on other cars. 

Section D. — At the end of the calendar month, the total number of credits 
will be deducted from the total number of debits and $2 per debit will be 
charged for the remainder. If the credits equal or exceed the debits no 
charge will be made for the detention of the cars, and no payment will be 
made by the railroad on account of such excess of credits; nor shall the 
credits in excess of the debits of any one month be considered in computing 
the average detention for another month. 

Section E. — A party who enters into this average agreement shall not be 
entitled to include therein cars subject to Rule 2, Section B, nor shall he 
be entitled to cancellation or refund of demurrage charges under Section A, 
Paragraph 1, nor under Section B of Rule 8, except where bunching has 
been caused by strike of carrier's employees, or where shipments of coal, 
withheld by the carrier to protect its fuel supply, are subsequently delivered 
to consignee in accumulated numbers. 

Section F. — ^A party who enters into this average agreement may be 
required to give sufficient security to the railroad for the payment of 
balances against him at the end of such month. 

Section G. — An average agreement must include all cars loaded or un- 
loaded within the jurisdiction of the same station, except that when desired 
separate agreements may be entered into for each plant or yard within 
the jurisdiction of the same station, but in no case can the cars loaded or 
unloaded within the jurisdiction of two or more stations be combined in 
one average agreement, nor shall the cars loaded or unloaded by more 
than one consignor or consignee be combined in one average agreement, 
except that cars consigned, reconsigned, or ordered to a public elevator, 
warehouse or cotton compress serving various parties may be combined 
in one average agreement. 

AGREEMENT 
■ -r Railroad. 

Being fully acquainted with the terms, conditions, and effect of the average 

basis for settling for detention to cars as set forth in....... , being the 

car demurrage rules governing at all stations and sidings on the lines of 
said railroad, except as shown in said tariff, and being desirous of availing 
(myself or ourselves) of this alternate method of settlement (I or we) do 

expressly agree to and with the Railroad that with respect to all 

cars which may, during the continuance of this agreement, be handled for 

(my or our) account at (Station), (I or we) will fully observe 

and comply with all the terms and conditions of said rules as they are now 
published or may hereafter be lawfully modified by duly published tariffs, 
and will make prompt payment of all demurrage charges accruing there^ 

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under in accordance with the average basis as therein established or as 
hereafter lawfully modified by duly published tariffs. 

This agreement to be effective on and after the day of , 

19...., and to continue until termination by written notice from either party 
to the other, which notice shall become effective on the first day of the 
month succeeding that in which it is given. 

Approved and accepted , 19-.., by and on behalf of the above- 
named railroad by 

Effective January 1, 1923. 

Circular No. 236. (Cancels Circular No. 227.) 



STORAGE RULES AND CHARGES 

APPLYING ON 

INTRASTATE TRAFFIC AT ALL POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

Storage rules and charges applicable to freight held or stored in or on 
railroad premises of railroads in North Carolina. 

INSTRUCTIONS 

Rule 1 — Freight Subject to Rules 

Freight, including equipment moving on its own wheels, as freight at 
tariff rate, as described in Rule 5, Section D, received for delivery or held 
to complete a shipment or for forwarding directions, if stored or held in 
or on the premises or tracks of the railroad, is subject to these storage 
rules, except as provided in Section D of this rule. 

Shipments of less-than-carload freight, loaded into or delivered direct from 
cars, are subject to storage rules, but when the loading or unloading is done 
by shipper or consignee, either as required by classifications or tariffs, or 
at request of shipper or consignee, the cars are subject to demurrage rules 
and storage rules do not apply. 

Note. Freight which is not liable to damage from the elements and which is not 
ordinarily handled through freight houses may be stored free, unless otherwise provided, 
on the vacant land of the railroad, pending shipment, and entirely at owner's risk, pro- 
vided owner has previously been assigned space as far as available and without distinction, 

Section A. Freight upon which the free time allowed under demurrage 
rules has expired while in cars, and subsequently unloaded in or on rail- 
road premises, is subject to these storage rules when unloaded, without free 
time allowance. 

Section B. Carload shipments of explosives, or other dangerous articles, 
are subject to both demurrage and storage rules. (See Rule 6.) 

Section C. Carload freight, other than explosives or other dangerous 
articles, held in cars for delivery and subsequently unloaded in or on rail- 
road premises, is subject to demurrage rules while in cars and to these 
storage rules after it is unloaded. 

If unloaded or reloaded by the carrier, the actual cost of the service will 
be in addition to the storage charge. (See Rule 5, Section C.) 

Section D. Exception. The rules and charges herein will not apply on: 

1. Freight stored in warehouses owned and operated by railroads as 
exclusively storage warehouses. 

2. Export or import freight at the port of export or import. 

3. Domestic freight received from or intended for delivery to ocean or 
lake vessels at the port of transhipment. 

4. Freight subject to lighterage at seaboard points. 

5. Carload lots of Coal. Coke or Ore. 



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Rule 2— Notification 

Section A. Notice shall be sent or given consignee or party entitled to 
receive same hy carrier's agent in writing, or as otherwise agreed to in 
writing by carrier and consignee, within twenty-four hours (one day) after 
arrival of shipment and billing at destination, such notice to specify point 
of shipment and commodity. 

An impression copy of written notice shall be retained. When notice 
is sent or given on a postal card, the impression shall be of both sides. 

When the address of the consignee does not appear on billing and is not 
known, notice of arrival must be deposited in the United States mail 
enclosed in a stamped envelope bearing return address, same to be pre- 
served on file if returned. 

REFUSED OR UNCLAIMED FREIGHT 
Section B. 

1. Where shipments have been plainly marked with the consignor's name 
and address, preceded by the word "from," notice shall be immediately 
sent or given consignor of refusal of less-than-carload shipments. Un- 
claimed less-than-carload shipments will be treated as refused after fifteen 
calendar days from expiration of free time. 

2. Notice shall be sent or given the consignor of unclaimed or refused 
shipments of explosives or other dangerous articles on hand forty-eight 
hours, provided written request is received for this information by agent 
at point of origin at time of shipment. Such requests should be plainly 
written on a rectangular piece of paper of different color froni any label 
required under the Interstate Commerce Commission's regulations and 
placed on the package in close proximity to such label (or to name of 
consignee). 

3. Where consignor requests that notice of unclaimed or refused ship- 
ments be sent by telegraph, this may only be done at his expense. 

Rule 3— Free Time Allowed 

Section A. 1. Forty-eight hours' (two days) free time will be allowed on 
all commodities except the more dangerous explosives, as described in Rule 6, 
Section A, for the removal of inbound freight from car or railroad premises, 
or to complete a carload shipment and furnish forwarding directions therefor. 

Exception. On less-than-carload shipments consigned to parties located at 
interior or at non-railroad points, the following allowance of free time will be 
made when hauled: 

10 miles and not over 20 miles from the station, 5 days. 

Over 20 miles and not over 30 miles from the station, 10 days. 

Over 30 miles from the station, 15 days. 

2. Outbound less-than-carload freight not accompanied by proper shipping 
directions which will permit forwardiAg on date received, will be subject 
to storage charges from the first 7 a.m. after receipt of the shipment with 
no free time allowance. 

Section B. Twenty-four hours' (one day) free time will be allowed: 

1. On less-than-carload freight held to complete a shipment. 

2. On less-than-carload freight held for reshipment. 

3. On the more dangerous explosives (as described in Rule 6, Section A), 
for removal of inbound freight from car or railroad premises or to complete 
a carload shipment outbound and furnish forwarding directions therefor. 

Note. — Outbound less-than-carload shipments of the more dangerous explosives not ac- 
companied by proper shipping directions which will permit forwarding on the date received, 
will not be accepted. 

4. On carload shipments of explosives and other dangerous articles, as 
described in Rule 6, reconsigned or reshipped in the same car received; or 
when such shipments, destined for delivery to or forwarding by a connecting 
line, are held under tariff regulations for surrender or bill of lading or pay- 
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Rule 4 — Computing Time 

Section A. In computing time any fractional part of 100 pounds will be 
computed as 100 pounds and any fractional part of twenty-four hours will 
be computed as one day. 

Section B. In computing time, Sundays and legal holidays (National, 
State and Municipal), but not half holidays, will be excluded. When a legal 
holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be excluded. 

Section C. On inbound freight held for removal and on freight held for 
reconsignment or reshipment, time will be computed from the first 7:00 a.m. 
after the day on which notice of arrival is sent or given to consignee. 

Section D. On outbound freight time will be computed from the first 7:00 
a.m. after receipt in or on railroad premises. 

Section E. On outbound carloads of explosives and other dangerous ar- 
ticles (as described in Rule 6), time will be computed from the first 7:00 
a.m. after loading is begun. 

Section F. When orders for freight held for disposition or reconsignment 
are made, such orders will release freight at 7:00 a.m. of the date orders are 
received at the station where the freight is held, provided the orders are 
mailed prior to the date received, but orders mailed and received on the same 
date release freight the following 7:00 a.m. 

Rule 5— Charges for Storage on Freight Other Than Explosives and 
Other Dangerous Articles 

Section A. Freight, except Automobiles or other self-propelling vehicles 
(but not excepting Motorcycles or bicycle motor wheels), held in or on rail- 
road premises in excess of free time allowed, will be subject to the following 
storage charges per day, or at option of carrier may be sent to public ware- 
houses : 

For each of the first five days, IY2 cents per 100 lbs.; 

For the sixth and each succeeding day, 3 cents per 100 lbs.; 

Minimum storage charge per shipment on freight held beyond free time, 
five (5) days or part thereof, 25 cents; six (6) days or more, 50 cents. 

Section B. After expiration of free time, Automobiles or other self-pro- 
pelling vehicles (except motorcycles and bicycle motor wheels) will be sub- 
ject to a storage charge of three and one-half (3i/^) cents per 100 lbs. per 
day, with a minimum charge of $1.00 per machine per day for each of the 
first five (5) days, and $2.00 per machine for each succeeding day, or at op- 
tion of carrier may be sent to public warehouses. 

Section C. (a) When carload freight is unloaded by the carrier for the 
purpose of releasing needed equipment, the storage charge will be the same 
as would have accrued under car Demurrage and Track Storage Rules had 
the freight remained in the car. (See Rule 1, Section C.) 

(b) When carload freight is unloaded in or on railroad premises by or 
upon request of consignee or consignor, the storage charges shall not exceed 
the amount that would have accrued under Demurrage and Track Storage 
Rules had the freight remained in the car. 

Section D. After the expiration of 48 hours' free time, derrick cars, pile- 
driver cars, camp cars, road construction and asphalt outfits, and other 
equipment not adapted to or customarily used for revenue freight loading 
and which ordinarily are not and cannot be unloaded, moving on own wheels 
at freight tariff rates, will be subject to a storage charge of one dollar ($1.00) 
per car, or other unit of equipment, per day, while held on tracks of the 
railroad. 

Rule 6 — Charges for Storage on Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles 

Extracts from Regulations Prescribed by the Interstate Commerce 
Commission 
1. Paragraph 1433 . . . "consignee must remove such shipments from 
the carrier's property within 48 hours after notice of arrival at destination, 
Sundays and holidays not included." 



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2. Paragraph 1643 (a) ... "If a shipment of Explosives is not removed 
within 48 hours after notice of arrival at destination, it must be disposed 
of by return to the shipper, or by storage at the expense of the owner, or by 
sale, or when necessary to safety by destruction under supervision of a 
competent person." 

3. Paragraph 1714 "(a) . . . consignee must remove such shipments 
from the carrier's property within 48 hours after notice of arrival at des- 
tination, Sundays and holidays not included." 

"(b) When removal of carload or less-carload shipments of dangerous 
articles other than explosives requiring 'INFLAMMABLE' or 'ACID' pla- 
cards, or red, yellow, green or white I. C. C. labels from carrier's premises 
has not been made within 48 hours after notice of arrival has been sent or 
given consignee (Sundays and holidays not included), shipments must be 
disposed of as follows: 

1. Carload shipments (a) by storage on carrier's property or (b) by 
storage on other than carrier's property if safe storage on carrier's premises 
is not available; or (c) by sale at expiration of thirty calendar days after 
notice of arrival has been sent or given consignee, provided consignor has 
been notified of non-delivery at expiration of 48-hour period and orders for 
disposition have not been received. 

2. Less-carload shipments (a) by return to shipper if notice of non- 
delivery was requested and given consignor as prescribed by carrier's tariff, 
and orders for return to shipper have been received, or (b) by storage on 
carrier's property, or (c) by storage on other than carrier's property, if 
safe storage on carrier's property is not available, or (d) by sale at expiration 
of 30 calendar days after notice of arrival has been sent or given to con- 
signee, provided consignor has been notified of non-delivery at expiration 
of 48-hour period and orders for disposition have not been received." 

Storage will be charged at the following rates per day of twenty-four 
hours or fraction thereof, on Explosives or other dangerous articles, Eeld in 
or on railroad premises, in excess of free time allowed: 

Section A. On shipments of the more dangerous explosives, i.e.. Low Ex- 
plosives, Black Powder, High Explosives, Wet Fulminate of Mercury, Blast- 
ing Caps, Electric Blasting Caps, Ammunition for Cannon with Explosive 
Projectiles, Explosive Projectiles, Explosive Torpedoes, Explosive Mines, Ex- 
plosive Bombs and Detonating Fuses; on less than carload shipments of 
such articles twenty-eight and one-half (28i/^) cents per 100 lbs. per day, 
with a minimum charge of fifty (50) cents per shipment. 

On shipments of such articles (described in Section A of this rule) held in 
cars for or by consignors or consignees, for loading, unloading, forwarding 
directions, or for any other purpose charge will be five dollars ($5.00) per 
car per day, in addition to the regular demurrage and track storage charges. 

Section B. On shipments of the less dangerous and relatively safe Ex- 
plosives, i.e., Ammunition for Cannon with Empty Projectiles, Ammunition 
for Cannon with Sand Loaded Projectiles, Ammunition for Cannon with 
Solid Projectiles, Ammunition for Cannon without projectiles. Smokeless 
Powder for Cannon, Smokeless Powder for Small Arms, Common Fireworks, 
Special Fireworks, Small Arms Ammunition, Cannon Primers, Small Arms 
Primers, Empty Cartridge Bags — Black Powder Igniters, Empty Cartridge 
Shells, Primed, Combination Primers, Percussion Caps, Time, Tracer or 
Percussion Fuzes, Combination Fuzes, Safety Fuse, Instantaneous Fuse, 
Cordeau Detonant and Safety Squibs, or less-than-carload shipments of Dan- 
gerous Articles other than Explosives requiring Red, Yellow, Green or White 
I. C. C. labels, or less than carload shipments of such articles, twelve (12) 
cents per 100 pounds per day, with a minimum charge of twenty-five (25) 
cents per shipment. 

On shipments of less dangerous and relatively safe explosives, which, 
under the I. C. C. Regulations require "INFLAMMABLE" placards, or which 
do not require placards, and on shipments of Dangerous Articles other than 
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198 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

"ACID" placards, held in cars for or by consignors or consignees for load- 
ing, unloading, forwarding directions, or for any other purpose, charge will 
be two dollars ($2.00) per car per day in addition to the regular demurrage 
and track storage charges. 

Note. — Tlae term "Railroad Premises," as used in this rule when applicable to carload 
shipments, shall embrace all tracks which the railroad provides for its own uses and pur- 
poses; and also private tracks constructed, maintained or operated under a written agree- 
ment by which the railroad reserves the right to use the whole or any part of them for itself 
or others than the party with whom the agreement is executed. 

Section G. When shipments of the "more dangerous explosives" (see Sec- 
tion A) are not removed from the railway premises by the consignee within 
the legal limit (forty-eight hours (two days) after the first 7:00 a.m. fol- 
lowing notice of arrival), the most practicable of the steps authorized by 
paragraph 1643 (a), as quoted above, must be taken to secure this removal. 

When available. Powder Magazines not on railway property should be 
utilized for storage. 

Eule 7 — Claims 

No storage charges shall be collected under these rules for delays from 
causes named below. Storage charges assessed or collected under such con- 
ditions shall be promptly canceled or refunded by the carrier. 

CAUSES 
Section A. Weather Interference. 

Note. — A consignor or consignee shall not be absolved from storage under Section A of 
this rule if, considering the character of the freight, others similarly situated and under the 
same conditions, reasonably could and did delivei* or remove freight during the same period 
of time. 

1. When the condition of the weather, during the prescribed free time, 
is such as to make it impossible to complete delivery of outbound shipments 
or remove inbound freight from railroad premises without serious injury 
to the freight, the free time shall be extended until a total of forty-eight 
hours (24 hours on freight subject to Rule 3, Section B, paragraphs 1 and 3) 
free from such weather interference shall have been allowed. 

2. When, because of high water or snow drifts it is impossible to remove 
freight from railroad premises during the prescribed free time. (See note 
above. ) 

Section B. Demand of Overcharge. 

When the carrier's agent demands the payment of transportation charges 
in excess of tariff authority. 

Section C. Delayed or Improper Notice. 

1. When notice of arrival does not contain all the information specified in 
Rule 2, Section A, the consignee shall not have the right to call in question 
the suflEiciency of such notice unless within the prescribed free time he sliall 
serve upon the railroad's agent a written request for the omitted information 
required, in which event the time between receipt of such request and the 
furnishing of the omitted information will not be computed against the 
consignee. 

2. When claim is made that a mailed notice has been delayed, the post- 
mark thereon shall be accepted as indicating the date of the notice. 

3. When a notice is mailed by carrier on Sunday, a legal holiday, or after 
3:00 p.m. on other days (as evidenced by the postmark thereon), the con- 
signee shall be allowed five hours, additional free time, provided he shall 
mail or send to the carrier's agent, within the first twenty-four hours of 
free time, written advice that the notice had not been received until after 
the free time had bgun to run. In case of failure on part of consignee so 
to notify carrier's agent, no additional free time shall be allowed. 

4. In case of failure by carrier to send or give notice in accordance with 
the provisions of Rule 2, Section B, no storage charges will be assessed 
against the consignor between the date on which the notice should have been 
sent or given and the date on which it was actually sent or given. 



Fkeight Rates 199 

5. When an order giving disposition of a shipment is sent to the railroad 
by United States mail and the order is not received toy the addressee, such 
order shall he considered received as of the date it should have been delivered, 
provided proof is furnished hy the claimant that the order was deposited 
in the mail properly stamped and addressed on the date claimed. In such 
event, storage charges shall not be assessed against the shipment during 
the time the railroad was unable to make delivery by reason of non-receipt 
of the order. 

Section D. Error of any railroad which prevents proper tender or delivery. 

Under this rule storage will be charged on the basis of the amount that 
would have accrued but for such error. 

Section E, Delay by United States Customs. 

Such additional free time shall be allowed as has been lost through such 
delay. 

Effective January 1, 1923. 

Circular No. 237 (Cancels Circular No. 227). 



RATES, RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING! SWITCHING AT 
POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

Rule 1 

Carriers must furnish cars for loading, and must also accept from each 
other cars loaded at warehouses or sidetracks of one carrier for delivery at 
sidetracks or warehouses of the other carriers within switching limits. 

Rule 2 — Switching Service 

Switching service, as referred to herein, is defined as a service performed 
to or from private or assigned sidings within switching limits, preceding 
or following a transportation movement. 

Rule 3 — Free Switching 

Cars handled in switching service loaded will be entitled to one free switch 
movement empty, including delivery to any connecting line within switching 
limits, except as otherwise provided herein. 

Rule 4 — Minimum Weight for Switching Service 

(a) Cars will be placed on private or assigned sidings at all stations 
within switching limits of carriers for the receipt or delivery of freight 
when in lots aggregating not less than the following quantities, viz.: 

Articles rated in Southern Classification No. 46 (Agent E. H. Dulaney's 
No. 17, supplements thereto or reissues thereof) at Fifth Class or higher, and 
Leaf Tobacco 5,000 pounds 

Articles rated in Associated Railways and North Carolina Exception 
Sheets (Notes 4 and 91, I. C. C. No. 4, Exception No. 1 to Southern Classi- 
fication No. 46) (Agent E. H. Dulaney's No. 17, supplements thereto or re- 
issues thereof) in Classes "K" to "P," except brick or ice, L. C. L., carload 
minimum as per classification, 

Brick or Ice, L. C. L 10,000 pounds 

All other freight 10,000 pounds 

Or 

(b) Freight without minimum when consisting of articles requiring spe- 
cial facilities for loading or unloading, when such facilities are not fur- 
nished; or 

Cotton without minimum when delivered to or received from compressors. 



200 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Rule 5 — Excess Over Full Carload 

When a lot of freight is offered for shipment in one day on which carload 
rates are provided, in quantities exceeding the amount that can be loaded 
in one car, the surplus, loaded in a separate car, will be switched at the 
rates, rules and regulations shown herein. 

Rule 6 — Subsequent Switch Movement 

After delivery of carload freight has been accomplished either by placing 
on private or assigned sidings for delivery to consignee, or by storage, any 
subsequent movement will be subject to charges provided in Rule 9. 

Rule 7 — Interchang^e Switching" Rates 

Carriers will switch carload traffic (as defined in Rule 4) between private 
or assigned sidings and the usual interchange tracks with connecting lines 
at such points, at the maximum rate of $2.25 per car. 

Rule 8 — Local Switching- Movement 

A movement which begins and ends within switching limits and which 
is not incident to the forwarding or delivery of a shipment to or from a 
point without said limits and is not covered by these regulations, is a local 
switching movement and will be treated as such. (See Rule 9.) 

Rule 9 — Local Switching Rates 

That is, switching of traffic which is loaded at one point in a town and 
is discharged at another point in the same town within switching limits, 
when the haul involved does not exceed a distance of three miles, and when 
the service performed applies only on traffic originating and moving wholly 
within the State of North Carolina. (After cars are placed the owner must 
load or unload, as the case may be, within 24 hours, otherwise the usual 
demurrage charges will apply.) 

(a) When such traffic originates at and is discharged at points on the rails 
of one and the same carrier, the switching charges will be as shown in Para- 
graph (e). 

(b) When such traffic originates at a point on the rails of one carrier 
and is discharged at a point on the rails of another carrier the switcliing 
charges will be as shown in Paragraph (f). 

(c) When such traffic originates at and is discharged at the same plant 
or industry on the rails of one and the same company, the switching charges 
will be as shown in Paragraph (d). 

Definition of Intra-Plant, Intra-Terminal and Inter-Terminal Switching 

Intra-Plant Switching : A switching movement from one track to another 
within the same plant or industry. 

Intra-Terminal Switching: A switching movement (other than Intra-Plant 
Switching) from one track to another of the same road within the switching 
limits of one station or industrial district. 

Inter-Terminal Switching: A switching movement from a track of one 
road to a track of another road when both tracks are within the switching 
limits of the same station or industrial switching district. 

Switcliing Charges (Regardless of Weight or Contents) 

(d) Intra-Plant Switching $3.60 per car 

(e) Intra-Terminal Switching 5.85 per car 

(f) Inter-Terminal Switching 5.85 per car 

Effective July 1, 1922. 

Circular No. 261 (Cancels Circular No. 225). 



Treight Rates 201 

EXPRESS COMPANIES REQUIRED TO GIVE NOTICE OF NON- 
DELIVERY OF FRESH FISH SHIPMENTS 

All express companies operating in this State and which hold themselves 
out as carriers of fresh fish, shall give notice to the consignor of the failure 
or refusal of the consignee to receive such shipments when the same have 
remained on hand four hours during daylight after arriving at point of 
destination, said notice to be given by filing a telegram to that effect with 
a telegraph company doing a commercial business between points of origin 
and destination; provided, that it shall not be necessary to give such notice 
unless the carrier is directed by the shipper so to do in writing or printing 
attached to the package. 

This shall not apply where there is no commercial telegraph office open 
for business at either initial or destination point at the expiration of the 
time fixed herein. 

Should the carrier sell such shipments on the order of the shipper in any 
manner not pointed out by law, it shall be entitled to a commission for such 
services of ten per cent of the amount realized. 

The carrier shall not await answer to its said telegram to the shipper 
longer than two hours, after which time it shall act in reference to said 
shipments in accordance with its duty under the law. 

Should the said shipment perish or become damaged because of the car- 
rier's observance of the requirements of this order, it shall not be liable 
in damages therefor, if not otherwise at fault. 

The carrier shall re-ice such shipments only when directed to do so by the 
shipper, and when it is practicable so to do; and when shipments are re- 
iced, same shall be done at actual cost and at the expense of the shipper. 

The shipper shall pay the going and return charges on shipments which 
are returned under this order, together with the telegraph tolls. 

By order of the Commission : R. 0. Self, 

April 5, 1923. Clerk. 

Circular No. 248. 



GROUP DESIGNATION OF COMMON CARRIERS 

For convenience of the Commission in referring to the common carriers 
of the State, they are hereby grouped as follows: 

Group "A" 
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. 
Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railway Company. 
Carolina & Northwestern Railway Company, 

Norfolk & Western Railway Company (except Abingdon Branch). 
Seaboard Air Line Railway Company. 
Southern Railway Company. 
Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company. 

Group "B" 
Asheville & Craggy Mountain Railway. 
Asheville Southern Railway Company. 
Atlantic & Yadkin Railwaj^ Company. 
Carolina & Tennessee Southern Railway Company. 
High Point, Randleman, Asheboro & Southern Railroad Company. 
Yadkin Railroad Company. 

Group "C" 
Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. 

Group "D" 
Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Company. 
Appalachian Railway Company. 
Atlantic & Carolina Railroad Company. 



202 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Atlantic & Western Railroad Company. 

Black Mountain Railway Company. 

Bonlee & Western Railway Company. 

Carolina Railroad Company. 

Carolina & Northeastern Railroad Company. 

Cliffside Railroad Company. 

Danville & Western Railway Company. 

Dover & Southbound Railroad Company. 

Durham & Southern Railway Company. 

East Carolina Railway. 

Elkin & Alleghany Railroad Company. 

East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Company. 

High Point, Thomasville & Denton Railroad Company. 

Kinston-Carolina Railroad Company. 

Laurinburg & Southern Railroad Company. 

Lawndale Railway & Industrial Company. 

Linville River Railroad Company. 

Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company. 

Maxton, Alma & Southbound Railroad Company. 

New Holland, Higginsport & Mt. Vernon Railroad Company. 

Norfolk & Western Railway Company (Abingdon Branch). 

Ocona Lufty Railroad. 

Piedmont & Northern Railway Company. 

Raleigh & Charleston Railroad Company. 

Randolph & Cumberland Railway Company (J. S. Crews, Receiver). 

Roanoke Railway Company. 

Rockingham Railroad Company. 

Smoky Mountain Railway Company. 

Tallulah Falls Railway Company (J. F. Gray, Receiver). 

Tennesse & North Carolina Railway Company. 

The Townsville Railroad Company. 

Virginia & Carolina Southern Railroad Company. 

Warrenton Railroad Company. 

Washington & Vandemere Railroad Company. 

Wellington & Powellsville Railroad' Company (J. A. Pretlow, Receiver), 

Wilmington, Brunswick & Southern Railroad Company. 

Effective March 10, 1924. 

Circular No. 252. 



SOUTHERN RAILWAY SUBSIDIARIES 

On joint trafl&c between stations on the Southern Railway and stations 
on the lines in Group B (See Circular No. 252) apply Southern Railway 
single line rates. 

On joint traffic between stations on the lines of Group B carriers and 
stations on the lines of Groups A, C, and D carriers (See Circular No. 252) 
when Southern Railway is a party to the movement, the mileage of Group 
B carriers must be treated as a part of the Southern Railway mileage. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

March 1, 1924. Clerk. 

Circular No. 253. 



CORPORATION COMMISSION v. COMMON CARRIERS BY RAIL IN 
NORTH CAROLINA 

In order to clarify an apparent misconception on the part of the common 
carriers of the State as to the proper method for arriving at correct rates 
now applicable on certain commodities named in Agent Kelly's Freight 
Tariff No. 228 I. C. C. U. S.-l when handled on combination rates over two 
or more lines within the State, it is 



Feeight Rates 203 

Ordeeed, That the rules and arbitraries set out in Agent Kelly's Freight 
Tariff No. 228 I. C. C. U. S.-l for arriving at combination rates on the com- 
modities named in said Tariff shall, until further ordered, apply to intra- 
state Traffic in North Carolina. It is further 

Ordeeed, That the principles for arriving at combination rates as set out 
in the said tariff are to be applied in connection with legally established 
rates of the carriers in this State. When used in connection with the statu- 
tory deductions, the provisions of the Kelly tariff to be invoked before mak- 
ing statutory deductions. (See Note). It is further 

Ordered, That these rules shall apply to rates made on combination be- 
tween all common carriers by rail within the State. 

Note. — First deduct the arbitraries shown in Kelly's Tariff, then apply the statutory 
deductions, after which add back arbitraries as per Kelly's Tariff, but in no case shall 
combination rates so made be less than can be made by use of Joint line scale for short 
line distance between same points. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

September 25, 1925. Clerk. 

Circular No. 276 (Cancels Circular No. 250). 



MAXIMUM CLASS RATES, SINGLE LINE 

APPLICABLE TO 

COMMON CARRIERS IN GROUPS A AND B ON INTRASTATE TRAFFIC 
BETWEEN POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

(See Circul.\rs No. 252 and 253) 

Governed by Southern Classification No. 46 in connection with North 
Carolina Exception Sheet No. 6, supplements thereto and reissues thereof. 



204 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 
RATES SHOWN IN CENTS 





Per 100 Pounds 


Per 
Ton 


Per Carload 


DiBtance 














1 


2 


3 


4 


5 


6 


A 


B 


C» 


D» 


K 


L 


N 





P 


5 miles and under 


17 


14 


lU 


10^ 


8i 


7 


6 


7 


7 


6 


41 


68 


1300 


1050 


720 


10 miles and over 5.- . 


2H 


m 


16 


13 


lU 


8^ 


7 


81 


8i 


7 


6 


90 


1400 


1150 


900 


15 miles and over 10.-- 


25 


2U 


181 


16 


13 


101 


8§ 


lOi 


lOi 


8i 


61 


101 


1600 


1300 


1100 


20 miles and over 15--. 


29i 


25 


221 


18^ 


14 


111 


m 


\\\ 


lU 


101 


7 


101 


1700 


1400 


1150 


25 miles and over 20-.. 


34 


28^ 


25 


20 


16 


13 


\\\ 


13 


13 


\\\ 


8 


113 


2000 


1600 


1350 


30 miles and over 25... 


381 


33 


281 


221 


17 


14 


\\\ 


14 


14 


lU 


81 


124 


2250 


1600 


1500 


35 miles and over 30 — 


41 


35i 


29i 


24^ 


18^ 


14 


13 


16 


14 


13 


81 


124 


2450 


1700 


1600 


40 miles and over 35... 


44 


36i 


31 


25 


20 


16 


13 


16 


14 


13 


9 


135 


2500 


1700 


1700 


45 miles and over 40... 


47 


38^ 


33 


27 


20 


16 


14 


17 


16 


13 


9 


146 


2700 


1850 


1700 


50 miles and over 45... 


m 


39i 


34 


28^ 


21i 


17 


14 


17 


16 


13 


9 


146 


2850 


1850 


1700 


55 miles and over 50 . . - 


51 


41 


35§ 


28i 


22i 


17 


16 


18i 


16 


14 


m 


146 


2950 


2000 


1850 


60 miles and over 55... 


52 


42i 


36i 


29^ 


22§ 


m 


16 


18f 


16 


14 


lOi 


146 


3100 


2000 


1850 


65 miles and over 60-.- 


53i 


44 


m 


29i 


24§ 


18§ 


17 


20 


17 


14 


lOi 


158 


3300 


2150 


1850 


70 miles and over 65 . . - 


55i 


45 


39i 


29i 


24^ 


20 


17 


20 


17 


14 


11 


158 


3400 


2150 


2000 


75 miles and over 70-.- 


h^ 


47 


41 


31 


25 


20 


17 


211 


17 


14 


11 


158 


3550 


2250 


2000 


80 miles and over 75-.. 


58 


m 


m 


31 


25 


2U 


m 


211 


18§ 


16 


11 


158 


3650 


2250 


2000 


85 miles and over 80... 


59 


m 


42§ 


31 


27 


2\\ 


\%\ 


22\ 


181 


16 


lli 


169 


3850 


2450 


2150 


90 miles and over 85... 


61 


51 


44 


31 


27 


2U 


18i 


22\ 


18i 


16 


lU 


169 


3950 


2450 


2150 


95 miles and over 90... 


62 


52 


44 


33 


27 


22\ 


20 


221 


181 


16 


lU 


180 


4100 


2500 


2150 


100 miles and over 95--- 


63§ 


53i 


45 


34 


28^ 


22i 


20 


241 


20 


17 


111 


180 


4100 


2500 


2250 


110 miles and over 100-.. 


m 


56i 


47 


35§ 


28^ 


22i 


20 


24t 


20 


17 


Hi 


180 


4250 


2700 


2250 


120 miles and over 110... 


mh 


59 


47^ 


35J 


29i 


m 


2\\ 


25 


2U 


181 


lU 


180 


4400 


2850 


2450 


130 miles and over 120... 


72 


62 


491 


36i 


29§ 


24i 


IW 


25 


2\\ 


18i 


13 


191 


4500 


2850 


2450 


.140 miles and over 130-.. 


741 


63^ 


51 


361 


31 


25 


221 


27 


221 


20 


13 


191 


4700 


2950 


2500 


150 miles and over 140-.. 


78 


66^ 


52 


38§ 


31 


25 


22i 


27 


24§ 


20 


13 


203. 


4750 


2950 


2700 


160 miles and over 150-.. 


m 


67§ 


551 


41 


34 


27 


22-1 


281 


241 


20 


131 


203 


4750 


3100 


2700 


170 miles and over 160... 


831 


69^ 


56i 


421 


m 


28J 


241 


28f 


25 


2\\ 


131 


214 


4950 


3100 


2850 


180 miles and over 170... 


841 


70 


58 


44 


36i 


281 


241 


291 


25 


211 


14 


214 


4950 


3300 


2850 


190 miles and over 180... 


86 


72 


59 


45 


m 


29i 


24i 


291 


25 


2U 


14 


214 


5100 


3300 


2950 


200 miles and over 190-.- 


87^ 


n\ 


61 


47 


41 


31 


24t 


291 


27 


221 


15 


214 


5200 


3400 


2950 


210 miles and over 200... 


89 


m 


62 


m 


41 


31 


24i 


31 


27 


221 


15 


225 


5350 


3400 


3100 


220 miles and over 210... 


90 


76 


631 


m 


m 


33 


25 


33 


281 


241 


16 


225 


5550 


3550 


3100 


230 miles and over 220--- 


90 


76 


63^ 


m 


m 


33 


25 


33 


28i 


241 


16 


236 


5650 


3550 


3300 


240 miles and over 230--- 


92 


78 


63i 


49J 


m 


33 


27 


34 


29 


251 


16 


236 


5650 


3650 


3300 


250 miles and over 240 .. . 


92 


78 


63i 


51 


42i 


33 


27 


34 


29 


25i 


16 


236 


5800 


3650 


3300 


260 miles and over 250-.. 


92 


78 


63§ 


51 


42^ 


33 


28i 


351 


31 


27 


17 


236 


5800 


3850 


3400 


270 miles and over 260-.- 


92i 


79 


65 


51 


44 


33 


28i 


351 


31 


27 


17 


248 


5900 


3850 


3400 


280 miles and over 270-.. 


92^ 


79 


65 


51 


44 


33 


281 


361 


33 


281 


m 


248 


5900 


3950 


3400 


300 miles and over 280... 


94i 


80^ 


66^ 


52 


44 


34 


291 


361 


33 


281 


181 


259 


6100 


4100 


3550 


320 miles and over 300- - 


96 


m 


m 


531 


44 


34 


291 


361 


34 


29i 


20 


270 


6200 


4250 


3650 


340 miles and over 320- - 


97 


83i 


m 


55i 


44 


34 


291 


361 


34 


29i 


20 


293 


6350 


4400 


3850 


360 miles and over 340-.. 


m 


m 


m 


55^ 


45 


34 


291 


381 


Zh\ 


31 


2U 


304 


6500 


4500 


3950 


380 miles and over 360..- 


m\ 


Mh 


70 


56^ 


47 


35i 


31 


381 


Zh\ 


31 


2U 


315 


6650 


4700 


4100 


400 miles and over 380-.. 


im 


86 


70 


56^ 


47 


351 


31 


38i 


351 


31 


221 


326 


6750 


4750 


4250 


420 miles and over 400... 


103 


87§ 


72 


58 


47i 


361 


31 


381 


351 


31 


22§ 


349 


7000 


4950 


4400 


440 miles and over 420... 


104 


87^ 


72 


58 


47^ 


361 


31 


381 


361 


33 


241 


360 


7000 


5100 


4500 


460 miles and over 440... 


106 


89 


m 


58 


47^ 


361 


33 


391 


361 


33 


241 


371 


7200 


5200 


4700 


480 miles and over 460-.. 


107 


89 


m 


59 


49^ 


38i 


33 


391 


361 


33 


25 


383 


7350 


5350 


4750 


500 miles and over 480..- 


1081 


90 


nh 


59 


49^ 


38i 


34 


41 


381 


34 


25 


383 


7350 


5550 


4950 



* Classes C and D, carload shipments, 20 per cent less than rates shown, including hay 
in straight or mixed carloads Avith grain or grain products other than flour. 

Effective March 10, 1924. 
Circular No. 254. 



Freight Rates 205 



MAXIMUM CLASS RATES, JOINT LINE 

APPLICABLE TO 

COMMON CARRIERS IN GROUPS A AND B ON INTRASTATE TRAFFIC 
BETWEEN POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

(See Circulars No. 252 and 253) 

Governed by Southern Classification No. 46 in connection with North Caro- 
lina Exception Sheet No. 6, supplements thereto and reissues thereof. 



206 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

RATES SHOWN IN CENTS 













Per 100 Pounds 










Per 
Ton 


Per Carload 


Distance 


































1 


2 


3 


4 


5 


6 


A 


B 


C* 


D* 


K 


L 


N 





P 


5 miles and under 


24i 


20 


16 


14 


lU 


101 


81 


101 


101 


81 


6 


101 


1600 


1300 


1100 


10 miles and over 5... 


28i 


241 


20 


17 


14 


111 


101 


llj 


m 


101 


7 


113 


1700 


1400 


1300 


15 miles and over lO... 


33 


27 


22^ 


20 


16 


13 


lU 


13 


13 


lU 


8 


124 


2000 


1600 


•1400 


20 miles and over 15 . . . 


36^ 


31 


27 


22^ 


17 


14 


13 


14 


14 


13 


8i 


135 


2250 


1700 


1600 


25 miles and over 20... 


41 


34 


29^ 


24^ 


18^ 


16 


14 


16 


16 


14 


9 


141 


2500 


1850 


1700 


30 miles and over 25... 


45 


38i 


33 


27 


20 


17 


14 


17 


17 


14 


101 


146 


2700 


1850 


1850 


35 miles and over 30-.. 


m 


41 


34 


28i 


2,U 


17 


16 


181 


17 


16 


101 


158 


2850 


2000 


2000 


40 miles and over 35 . . . 


51 


42^ 


35i 


29^ 


2,21 


181 


16 


m 


17 


16 


11 


158 


2950 


2000 


2050 


45 miles and over 40-.. 


53^ 


44 


36^ 


31 


22§ 


181 


17 


20 


181 


16 


11 


169 


3100 


2150 


2050 


50 miles and over 45-.. 


56^ 


45 


38^ 


33 


24^ 


20 


17 


20 


18§ 


16 


11 


169 


3300 


2150 


2050 


55 miles and over 50... 


58 


47 


39i 


33 


25 


20 


181 


211 


m 


17 


lU 


180 


3400 


2250 


2200 


60 miles and over 55... 


59 


47^ 


41 


34 


25 


2U 


181 


2U 


m 


17 


IH 


180 


3550 


2250 


2200 


65 miles and over 60... 


61 


m 


421 


34 


27 


2U 


20 


721 


20 


17 


m 


180 


3650 


2450 


2200 


70 miles and over 65... 


62 


51 


44 


34 


27 


22i 


20 


22i 


20 


17 


lU 


180 


3850 


2450 


2300 


75 miles and over 70... 


63i 


52 


45 


35§ 


28i 


22i 


20 


241 


20 


17 


111 


191 


3950 


2500 


2300 


80 miles and over 75... 


65 


53^ 


47 


35^ 


28i 


241 


2U 


24^ 


211 


18i 


111 


191 


4100 


2500 


2300 


85 miles and over 80... 


m 


55i 


47 


35i 


29i 


241 


2U 


25 


2U 


181 


13 


203 


4250 


2700 


2500 


90 miles and over 85... 


67J 


56^ 


47i 


35^ 


29^ 


241 


211 


25 


211 


181 


13 


203 


4400 


2700 


2500 


95 miles and over 90... 


69i 


58 


47^ 


36^ 


29^ 


25 


221 


25 


2U 


m 


13 


203 


4400 


2850 


2500 


100 males and over 95 . . . 


70 


59 


49i 


38^ 


31 


25 


221 


27 


221 


20 


13 


203 


4500 


2850 


2600 


110 miles and over 100. .. 


731 


62 


51 


391 


31 


25 


221 


27 


22i 


20 


131 


214 


4700 


2950 


2600 


120 miles and over 110... 


76 


65 


52 


39i 


33 


27 


241 


281 


24i 


2U 


131 


214 


4750 


3100 


2750 


130 miles and over 120... 


79 


67^ 


53^ 


41 


33 


27 


241 


281 


241 


2U 


14 


214 


4950 


3100 


2750 


140 miles and over 130... 


8U 


m 


55^ 


41 


34 


281 


25 


291 


25 


221 


14 


214 


5100 


3300 


2900 


150 miles and over 140... 


84i 


72 


56^ 


42^ 


34 


281 


25 


291 


27 


221 


14 


225 


5100 


3300 


3050 


160 miles and over 150... 


87i 


73§ 


59 


45 


361 


291 


25 


31 


27 


221 


15 


225 


5200 


3400 


3050 


170 miles and over 160... 


90 


7^ 


61 


47 


391 


31 


27 


31 


281 


241 


15 


236 


5200 


3400 


3150 


180 miles and over 170 ... 


92 


76 


62 


47^ 


39^ 


31 


27 


33 


281 


241 


16 


236 


5200 


3550 


3150 


190 m-iles and over 180... 


92^ 


78 


631 


491 


42^ 


33 


27 


33 


28^ 


241 


16 


248 


5350 


3550 


3350 


200 miles and over 190... 


m 


79 


65 


51 


44 


34 


27 


33 


291 


25 


16 


248 


5550 


3650 


3350 


210 miles and over 200... 


96 


80^ 


66^ 


52 


44 


34 


27 


34 


291 


25 


16 


259 


5650 


3650 


3400 


220 miles and over 210... 


97 


8H 


67^ 


53^ 


45 


351 


281 


351 


31 


27 


17 


259 


5800 


3850 


3400 


230 miles and over 220... 


97 


8H 


67^ 


53i 


45 


351 


281 


351 


31 


27 


17 


259 


5900 


5850 


3600 


240 miles and over 230... 


98i 


83i 


m 


53i 


45 


351 


29^ 


361 


33 


281 


171 


259 


5900 


3950 


3600 


250 miles and over 240 .. . 


m 


83i 


671 


55i 


45 


35^ 


29^ 


36^ 


33 


28§ 


171 


270 


6100 


3950 


3600 


260 miles and over 250... 


98i 


831 


671 


55i 


45 


35§ 


31 


38§ 


34 


291 


181 


270 


6100 


4100 


3750 


270 miles and over 260... 


lOOi 


84^ 


m 


55i 


47 


351 


31 


381 


34 


291 


181 


270 


6200 


4100 


3750 


280 miles and over 270... 


100^ 


84i 


m 


55^ 


47 


351 


31 


391 


35 


31 


191 


270 


6200 


4250 


3750 


300 miles and over 280... 


lOU 


86 


70 


56i 


47 


361 


33 


391 


35 


31 


20 


293 


6350 


4400 


3850 


320 m-iles and over 300-.. 


103 


87^ 


72 


58 


47 


361 


33 


391 


36 


33 


211 


304 


6500 


4500 


4000 


340 miles and over 320... 


104 


89 


73^ 


59 


47 


36i 


33 


39i 


36 


33 


211 


315 


6650 


4700 


4200 


360 miles and over 340... 


106 


89 


73i 


59 


47^ 


361 


33 


41 


371 


34 


221 


326 


6750 


4750 


4300 


380 miles and over 360... 


107 


90 


74^ 


61 


m 


381 


34 


41 


37^ 


34 


221 


349 


6950 


4950 


4450 


400 miles and over 380... 


108^ 


92 


74i 


61 


49i 


381 


34 


41 


37i 


34 


241 


360 


7000 


5100 


4550 


420 miles and over 400... 


110 


92^ 


76 


62 


51 


39^ 


34 


41 


371 


34 


241 


371 


7250 


5200 


4750 


440 miles and over 420... 


nn 


92i 


76 


62 


51 


391 


34 


41 


38J 


35 


25 


383 


7350 


5350 


4850 


460 miles and over 440-.. 


im 


m 


78 


62 


51 


391 


35^ 


421 


381 


35 


25 


405 


7350 


5550 


5000 


480 miles and over 460-.. 


im 


m 


78 


m 


63^ 


41 


351 


421 


381 


35 


27 


416 


7600 


5650 


5150 


500 miles and over 480... 


115 


96 


79 


63§ 


631 


41 


361 


44 


39J 


36 


27 


416 


7600 


5800 


5300 



♦Classes C and D, carload shipments, 20 per cent less than rates shown, including hay 
in straight or mixed carloads with grain or grain products other than flour. 

Effective March 10, 1924. 
Circular No. 255. 



Freight Rates 



207 



RATES ON BRICK, COMMON, PRESSED OR PAVING, CL 50,000 POUNDS MINIMUM 
IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 


Distance 


Carload 
Rate 


Distance 


Carload 
Rate 




31 

^ 

4§ 

4§ 

5 

5 

5 

5 

51 

5§ 

5§ 

5§ 

6 

6 

6 

6 

6i 




6^ 




100 miles and over 97.. _ . 


6t 




120 miles and over 100 . 




130 miles and over 120.. 




27 miles and over 22.. 


140 miles and over 130.. . 




32 miles and over 27.. 








180 miles and over 160 . .. 


71 
8 




200 miles and over 180. .- .. 




220 miles and over 200. - 


8i 
9 




240 miles and over 220. 




260 miles and over 240 ..- 


n 

10 




280 miles and over 260 - 




300 miles and over 280 

320 miles and over 300 

340 miles and over 320 

360 miles and over 340 

380 miles and over 360 

400 miles and over 380 


72 miles and over 67 


lOi 




11 


82 miles and over 77 . .._ _. 


lU 




lU 




12 







Applicable for single line haul to all Common Carriers by rail of the State, 
except where other specific rates are approved by the commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

July 1, 1922. Clerk. 

Circular No. 233 (Cancels Circular No. 222). 
Canceled by Circular No. 270. 



FREIGHT RATES ON ARTICLES INCLUDED IN UNIFORM BRICK LIST 

AS SHOWN IN LIST ON PAGE 2 
IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 

Miles Single Line Joint Line 

10 miles and less 4 5 

20 miles and over 10 4% ^Vz 

30 miles and over 20 5 6 

40 miles and over 30 5i/^ 6% ' 

50 miles and over 40 6 1 " 

60 miles and over 50 6'^ 71/2 

70 miles and over 60 7 " 8 

80 miles and over 70. 7^/^ 8 

Single of Joint Line 

90 miles and over 80 8 

100 miles and over 90 8 

120 miles and over 100 8*4 

140 miles and over 120 9 

150 miles and over 140 91^ 

160 miles and over 150 91^ 

180 miles and over 160 10 

200 miles and over 180 101/2 

220 miles and over 200 11 

240 miles and over 220 lli/> 



208 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Miles Single or Joint Line 

260 miles and over 240 12 

280 miles and over 260 12i/^ 

300 miles and over 280 13 

320 miles and over 300 13l^ 

340 miles and over 320 14 

360 miles and over 340 14i^ 

380 miles and over 360 15 

400 miles and over 380 15V^ 

425 miles and over 400 16 

450 miles and over 425 IQYq 

475 miles and over 450 17 

500 miles and over 475 17% 

525 miles and over 500 18 

550 miles and over 525 18% 

575 miles and over 550 19 

600 miles and over 575 19V2 

LIST OF ARTICLES INCLUDED IN THE UNIFORM BRICK LIST 
C. L. Minimum Weight 50,000 Pounds 

Rates apply on the following articles in straight or mixed carlots, made of 
(except as otherwise indicated) clay, concrete, gypsum, plaster or shale: 
Blocks, viz. 

Building (Solid, Hollow or Perforated), except enameled. 

Condensing (including Condensing Rings). 

Facing (Solid, Hollow or Perforated), except enameled. 

Furnace. 

Paving, Shale or Fire Clay, 

Radial. 

Salt Glazed, when shipped in same manner as building or facing blocks. 

Segment. 

Silo. 
tBrick, viz. 

Building (Solid, Hollow or Perforated), except enamel. 

Facing (Solid, Hollow or Perforated), except enamel. 

Fire, including Fire Brick made of Chrome, Corundite, Magnesite or Silica. 

Furnace. 

Paving, Shale or Fire Clay. 

Radial. 

Salt Glazed, when shipped in same manner as building or facing brick. 

Sand. 

Sand Cement. 

Sand Lime. 
Clay 

Ground (Fire). 

Fire Clay, Ground Fire Brick and Water combined. 
Conduits, not lined. 

Curbing, Clay or Shale, Street (Vitrified). 
Shale 

Ground (Fire). 



tOn Brick, common, not hollow, made from low-grade clay or shale, when not braced, 
wedded, or j^acked for protection against rubbing, breaking or clipping, not including any 
grades (firsts, seconds, thirds, or culls), of enameled, face, front, paving, fire or refractory 
brick, rates will be 80 per cent of the mileage scale shown herein. 



Ereight Rates 



209 



8lal)s (including Silo Slabs), Clay or Shale, not enameled, not roofing or 
ornamental, loaded loose in cars, when shipped in same manner as build- 
ing or facing brick. 

*Tile 

Fire-proofing. 

Hollow Building. 

Applicable to common carriers in Groups A, B and C. (See Circulars 
Nos. 252 and 253.) 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

Issued February 20, 1925. Clerk. 

Effective March 10, 1925. 

Circular No. 270 (Cancels Circulars 268 and 233). 

CEMENT. IN BAGS, ACTUAL WEIGHT; IN BBLS. ESTIMATED WEIGHT; (PORTLAND, 400 

LBS; N. 0. S., 300 LBS; PER BBL), C. L. 40,000 LBS; MINIMUM, IN CENTS 

PER 100 LBS. 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




6 

7 

7 

8 

8i 

9 

9§ 
10^ 
11 

m 

13 


7 

8 

8^ 

9 

9i 

m 
11 

lu 

lU 

121 
13 
13^ 
14 


190 miles and over ITD. 


m 

14 

15 

15i 

16 

16 

17 

18 

19^ 

20§ 

2U 

221 

22^ 


15 




210 miles and over 190 .. 


m 




230 miles and over 210. . 


16 




250 miles and over 230. ... 


16 




270 miles and over 250... 


17 




280 miles and over 270 - . 


17| 




300 miles and over 280 


18 




340 miles and over 300- . 


19i 




380 miles and over 340 


20^ 


100 miles and over 80. - . 


420 miles and over 380. 


2U 


120 miles and over 100. .- - - 


460 miles and over 420. 


221 


150 miles and over 120. - 


480 miles and over 460. . . 


24 


170 miles and over 150 


500 miles and over 480.. 


24 









Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rail within the State, except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

February 14, 1923. Clerk. 

Circular No. 241 (Current rates). 



*Rates named herein will not apply on heavy load bearing Concrete Tile, as carried 
in Corporation Commission Circular No. 262. 



210 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



FREIGHT RATES ON COAL AND COKE 

The freight rate on coal and coke in cents, per ton of 2,000 pounds, carload 
minimum .30,000 pounds, will be as follows: 



Distance 


Rate 


Distance 


Rate 


5 miles and under 


.79 
1.02 
1.02 
1.13 
1.13 
1.24 
1.24 
1.35 
• 1.47 
1.58 
1.58 
1.58 
1.58 
1.58 
1.69 
1.69 
1.69 
1.69 
1.80 
1.80 
1.80 
1.80 
1.92 
1.92 


150 miles and over 
160 miles and over 
170 miles and over 
180 miles and over 
190 miles and over 
200 miles and over 
2J0 miles and over 
220 miles and over 
230 miles and over 
240 miles and over 
250 miles and over 
260 miles and over 
270 miles and over 
280 miles and over 
290 miles and over 
300 miles and over 
310 miles and over 
320 miles and over 
330 miles and over 
340 miles and over 
350 miles and over 
360 miles and over 
370 miles and over 
380 miles and over 


140 


1 92 


10 miles and over 


5 


150 


1.92 


15 miles and over 


10 


160 


2.03 


20 miles and over 


15 


170 


2.03 


25 miles and over 


20 . 


180 


2.03 


30 miles and over 


25 . . 


190 


2.14 




30 


200 


2.14 




35 


210 


2.14 




40 


220 


2.25 




45 


230 


2.25 


55 miles and over 


50 


240 


2.25 


60 miles and over 


55 


250 


2.25 


65 miles and over 


60 


260 


2.37 


70 miles and over 


65 


270 


2.37 




70 


280 


2.37 




75 . . -. 


290 


2.48 




80 , 

85 


300 


2.48 




310 


2.48 


95 miles and over 


90 


320 


2.59 


100 miles and over 


95 


330 


2.59 


110 miles and over 


100 


340 


2.70 


120 miles and over 


110 


350 - 


2.70 


130 miles and over 


120 


360 


2.82 




130 


370 


2.82 











Applicable for single line haul to all common carriers of the State except 
where other specific rates are approved by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

July 1, 1922. Clerk. 

Circular No. 230 (Cancels Circular No. 216). 



Freight Rates 



211 



Cement. Natural or Portland (Building Cement), carload, in bulk or in 
packages as provided for carload shipments in Southern Classification, 
minimum weight 50,000 pounds, except that when, for carrier's convenience, 
a car of less capacity is furnished, the minimum weight will be the marked 
capacity of car, but not less than 40,000 pounds. In cents per 100 pounds. 





Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


5 miles and under. .. . . . . . 


4 

5 

6 

7 

8 

9 

10 

11 

12 

13 

14 

15 

16 

17 

18 

19 

20 

21 


5 


10 miles and over 


5 


6 


15 miles and over 


10 -- 


7 


20 miles and over 


15 


8 


30 miles and over 


20 


9 


40 miles and over 


30 


10 


55 miles and over 


40 


11 


75 miles and over 


55 


12 


95 miles and over 


75 


13 


130 miles and over 


95 


13 


170 miles and over 


130 


14 


210 miles and over 


170 - 


15 


250 miles and over 


210 . - 


16 


290 miles and over 


250 . - . 


17 


330 miles and over 


290 


18 


370 miles and over 


330 


19 


410 miles and over 


370 


20 


450 miles and over 


410 


21 









Applicable to lines named in Groups A, 
252 and 253). 



B and C (See Circulars Nos. 



By order of the Commission: 

Effective December 1, 1924. 

Circular No. 266 (Cancels Circular No. 241) 



R. O. Self, 

Clerk. 



212 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



RATES ON HEAVY LOAD-BEARING CONCRETE BLOCKS WITHOUT 
ORNAMENTAL FACE, CARLOAD, MINIMUM 50,000 POUNDS, IN CENTS 
PER 100 POUNDS. 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




31 

5 

5 

5 

^h 

51 

5§ 

31 

6 

6 

6 

6 

6^ 


41 

5§ 

5h 

5h 

5i 

6 

6 

6 

6 

7i 


97 miles and over 92 


6^ 

6t 
7 
7 
7 
7 

71 
8 
81 
9 
9i 
9i 
10 

m 
11 
in 
m 

12 


7§ 




100 miles and over 97 


17 miles and over 12 


120 miles and over 100 


8 


22 miles and over 17. 


130 miles and over 120. 


8 


27 miles and over 22 


140 miles and over 130- 


8 


32 miles and over 27 . 


160 miles and over 140. 


8 


37 miles and over 32 . 


180 miles and over 160 


8§ 


42 miles and over 37 . . 


200 miles and over 180 


9 




220 miles and over 200 


9i 
10 




240 miles and over 220 




260 miles and over 240 


10^ 




280 miles and over 260 


101 


67 miles and over 62 


300 miles and over 280 


11 


72 miles and over 67 


320 miles and over 300. 


12 


77 miles and over 72 


340 miles and over 320. 


82 miles and over 77 


360 miles and over 340- 


12i 


87 miles and over 82 


380 miles and over 360 


m 




400 miles and over 380 


13 









Applicable to lines named in Groups A, B and C (See Circulars Nos. 
252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

September 2, 1924. Clerk. 

Circular No. 262 (Effective September 20, 1924). 



Freight Rate^ 



213 



COTTON, IN BALES, ANY QUANTITY, IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 



Distance 



Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Haul 


15 




17 


24 


19 


26 


21 


28 


23 


30 


25 


32 


27 


34 


29 


36 


31 


38 


33 


40 


34 


41 


35 


42 


36 


42 


37 


43 


38 


44 


39 


45 


40 


46 


41 


47 


42 


48 


43 


49 


45 


51 


47 


53 


49 


55 


51 


57 


53 


59 



Distance 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



5 miles and 
10 miles and 
15 miles and 
20 miles and 
25 miles and 
30 miles and 
35 miles and 
40 miles and 
45 miles and 
50 miles and 
55 miles and 
60 miles and 
65 miles and 
70 miles and 
75 miles and 
80 miles and 
85 miles and 
90 miles and 
95 miles and 
100 miles and 
110 miles and 
120 miles and 
130 miles and 
140 miles and 
150 miles and 



under . . 
over 5 
over 10 
over 15 
over 20 
over 25 
over 30 
over 35 
over 40 
over 45 
over 50 
over 55 
over 60 
over 65 
over 70 
over 75 
over 80 
over 85 
over 90 
over 95 
over 100 
over 110 
over 120 
over 130. 
over 140 



miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 
miles and 



over 150. 
over 160. 
over 170. 
over 180. 
over 190. 
over 200. 
over 210. 
over 220. 
over 230 
over 240 
over 250. 
over 260. 
over 270. 
over 290. 
over 310. 
over 330 
over 350 
over 360 
over 370 
over 380 
over 400 
over 420 
over 440 
over 460 
over 480 



Rates applicable to all common carriers by rail within the State. (See 
Circulars Nos. 252 and 253.) 

In applying this scale of rates from point of origin within North Caro- 
lina to destinations within the State, rates so made shall in no case exceed 
rates from or to more distant interstate points, from or to which there are 
through published commodity rates and from or to which the intrastate 
origin or destination is directly intermediate and the movement is over a 
through route. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

July 15, 1926. Clerk. 

Circular No. 278, Effective September 1, 1926. (Cancels Circular No. 235). 



214 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



COTTON, IN BALES, ANY QUANTITY, IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 



Distance 



5 m 

10 m 

15 m 

20 m 

25 m 

30 m 

35 m 

40 m 

45 m 

50 m 

55 m; 

60 m: 

65 m 

70 m 

75 

80 m 

■85 m 

90 m 

95 m 

100 m 

110 m 

120 m 

130 m 

140 m 

150 m 

160 m 



les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 



nules 



under . . 
over 5 
over 10 
over 15 
over 20 
over 25 
over 30 
over 35 
over 40 
over 45 
over 50 
over 55 
over 60 
over 65 
over 70 
over 75 
over 80 
over 85 
over 90 
over 95 
over 100 
over 110 
over 120 
over 130 
over 140 
over 150 



Rate 


Rate 


Single 


Joint 


Line 


Haul 


18 


191 


201 


22 


23§ 


25 


26 


271 


29 


30k 


30 


3U 


311 


33 


321 


34 


34 


35^ 


35 


36i 


36§ 


38 


37i 


39 


39 


m 


40 


4U 


411 


43 


42§ 


44 


44 


45i 


45 


46^ 


m 


48 


47i 


49 


49^ 


51 


5U 


53 


53 


541 


55 


56i 


56 


57i 


561 


58 



Distance 



170 miles and over 160 
180 miles and over 170, 
190 miles and over 180. 
200 miles and over 190. 
210 miles and over 200. 
220 miles and over 210. 
230 miles and over 220. 
240 miles and over 230. 
250 miles and over 240. 
260 miles and over 250. 
270 miles and over 260. 
280 miles and over 270. 
290 miles and over 280. 
300 miles and over 290. 
310 miles and over 300. 
320 miles and over 310- 
330 miles and over 320. 
340 miles and over 330. 
350 miles and over 340. 
360 miles and over 350. 
370 miles and over 360. 
380 miles and over 370. 
420 miles and over 380. 
440 miles and over 420. 
500 miles and over 440. 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



57^ 
581 
59^ 

m 

61 

62 

63 

64 

65 

65^ 

671 

67^ 



70 
70 
71 
71 

72 

72 

72i 

72i 

74 

75 

76i 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



59 

60 

61 

62 

62i 

63^ 

64^ 

651 

66i 

67 



70i 

70^ 

7U 

7U 

72^ 

72i 

73§ 

73i 

74 

74 

75i 

76i 

78 



These rates apply between all points in North Carolina on the lines of 
the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; Atlantic & Yadkin Railway; Carolina and 
Northwestern Railway; Carolina and Tennessee Southern Railway; Carolina, 
Clinchfield and Ohio Railway; High Point, Randleman, Asheboro and South- 
ern Railroad; Norfolk and Western Railway; Norfolk Southern Railroad; 
Seaboard Air Line Railway; Southern Railway; Winston-Salem Southbound 
Railway; Yadkin Railroad, except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission. For basis for joint rates with short lines see our 
Circular No. 219. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

July 1, 1922. Clerk. 

Circular No. 235 (Cancels Circular No. 226). 

Canceled by Circular No. 278. 



Freight Kates 



215 



RATES ON COTTON SEED AND COTTON SEED HULLS, CARLOAD, 20,000 
POUNDS MINIMUM, (SEE NOTE) IN CENTS PER TON 2,000 POUNDS. 



Distance 



Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Haul 


90 


125 


102 


137 


113 


148 


113 


148 


124 


159 


124 


159 


135 


170 


135 


170 


147 


182 


147 


182 


147 


182 


158 


193 


158 


193 


158 


193 


158 


193 


158 


193 


169 


204 


169 


204 


180 


215 


180 


215 


180 


215 


180 


215 


192 


227 


192 


227 


203 


238 


203 


238 


203 


238 



Distance 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



7 m 
12 m 
17 m 
22 m 
27 m: 
32 m 
37 m 
42 m 
47 m 
52 m 
57 m 
62 m 
67 m 
72 m 
77 m 
82 m 
87 m 
92 m 
97 m 
100 m: 
110 m; 
120 m 
130 m 
140 m 
150 m 
160 m: 
170 m 



les 



les 



les 



les 



and under _ _ 
and over 7 
and over 12 
and over 17 
and over 22 
and over 27 
and over 32 
and over 37 
and over 42 
and over 47 
and over 52 
and over 57 
and over 62 
and over 67 
and over 72 
and over 77 
and over 82 
and over 87 
and over 92 
and over 97 
and over 100 
and over 110 
and over 120 
and over 130 
and over 140 
and over 150 
and over 160 



180 miles and over 170. 
190 miles and over 180 
200 miles and over 190. 
210 miles and over 200. 
220 miles and over 210. 
230 miles and over 220. 
240 miles and over 230 
250 miles and over 240 
260 miles and over 250 
270 miles and over 260 
280 miles and over 270 
290 miles and over 280 
300 miles and over 290 
310 miles and over 300 
320 miles and over 310 
330 miles and over 320 
340 miles and over 330 
350 miles and over 340 
360 miles and over 350 
370 miles and over 360 
380 miles and over 370 
390 miles and over 380 
400 miles and over 390 
420 miles and over 400 
440 miles and over 420 
480 miles and over 440 
500 miles and over 480 



203 
214 
214 
214 
214 
225 
225 
237 
237 
237 
237 
248 
248 
259 
259 
259 
259 
270 
270 
270 
270 
282 
282 
293 
293 
304 
315 



238 
249 
249 
249 
249 
260 
260 
272 
272 
272 
272 
283 
283 
294 
294 
294 
294 
305 
305 
305 
305 
317 
317 
328 
328 
339 
350 



Applicable to common carriers in Groups A, B and C. (See Circulars Nos. 
252 and 253.) 

Note. Rates on these Commodities, less carload, packed, will be 20 per cent higher 
than carload rates. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

December 19, 1924. Clerk. 

Circular No. 267 (Cancels Circular No. 258). 



216 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



RATES ON FERTILIZER, CARLOAD, 30,000 POUNDS MINIMUM, I.N^ 
CENTS, PER TON TWO THOUSAND POUNDS 



Distance 



5 m 
10 m 
15 m 
20 m 
25 m 
30 m 
35 m 
40 m 
45 mi 
50 m 
55 m 
60 m 
65 m 
70 m 
75 m 
80 m 
85 m 
90 mi 
95 mi 
100 mi 
110 mi 
120 mi 
130 mi 
140 mi 
150 m 



les and under . . 
les and over 5 
les and over 10 
les and over 15 
les and over 20 
les and over 25 
les and over 30 
les and over 35 
les and over 40 
les and over 45 
les and over 50 
les and over 55 
les and over 60 
les and over 65 
les and over 70 
les and over 75 
les and over 80 
les and over 85 
les and over 90 
les and over 95 
les and over 100 
les and over 110 
les and over 120 
les and over 130 
les and over 140 



Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Haul 


90 


113 


102 


135 


124 


147 


135 


158 


147 


180 


158 


180 


158 


192 


169 


203 


180 


203 


180 


214 


192 


214 


203 


225 


203 


237 


214 


237 


214 


248 


225 


259 


237 


259 


237 


270 


248 


270 


259 


282 


259 


293 


270 


293 


270 


304 


282 


315 


293 


327 



Distance 



160 
170 
180 
190 
200 
210 
220 
230 
240 
250 
260 
270 
280 
300 
320 
340 
360 
380 
400 
420 
440 
460 
480 
500 mi 



les and over 150. 
les and over 160. 
les and over 170. 
les and over 180 
les and over 190. 
les and over 200. 
les and over 210. 
les and over 220. 
les and over 230. 
les and over 240. 
les and over 250. 
les and over 260. 
les and over 270. 
les and over 280. 
les and over 300. 
les and over 320. 
les and over 340 
les and over 360 
les and over 380. 
les and over 400. 
les and over 420. 
les and over 440. 
les and over 460 
les and over 480. 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



315 
315 
327 
327 



349 
360 
372 
372 
383 
383 
394 
405 
428 
439 
450 
462 
484 
495 
507 
518 
540 
551 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



338 
349 
349 
360 
372 
372 
383 
383 
394 
405 
405 
417 
428 
439 
450 
462 
484 
495 
507 
518 
540 
552 
563 
574 



Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rail within the State, except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

May 10, 1923. Clerk. 

Circular No. 244 (Cancels Circular No. 238). 



Feeight Rates 



217 



LIME, OTHER THAN SPENT, IN BARRELS OR IN BULK, CARLOAD, 
MINIMUM WEIGHT 24,000 POUNDS, EXCESS IN PROPORTION, IN 
CENTS PER 100 POUNDS. 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




41 

6 

6i 

7 

7 

8 

8i 

9 

9i 

9§ 
10§ 
11 


6 

7 

7 

8 

8J 

9 

9^ 

9§ 

m 

11 

lU 

111 




Hi 
iij 

m 

13 

13i 

14 

15 

15 

16 

17 

18 

19§ 


m 




190 miles and over 170. 


13 




210 miles and over 190. 


13§ 




230 miles and over 210 


14 




250 miles and over 230. 


15 




270 miles and over 250 


15 


50 miles and over 35 


280 miles and over 270 


151 
16 




300 miles and over 280 




340 miles and over 300 


17 


100 miles and over 80.. 


380 miles and over 340 


18 


120 miles and over 100 


420 miles and over 380 


m 

20 


150 miles and over 120-. 


460 miles and over 420. 









Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rails within the State, except where other specific rates are ap- 
proved by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

February 14, 1923. Clerk. 

Circular No. 242 (Current rates). 



218 



Js. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



LIME, OTHER THAN SPENT, IN BAGS, BARRELS OR IN BULK, CAR- 
LOAD, MINIMUM WEIGHT 24,000 POUNDS, EXCESS IN PROPORTION, 
IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS. 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




4^ 
6 
6^ 

7 

7 

8 

81 

9 

n 
n 
m 
11 


6 

7 

7 

8 

8i 

9 

9i 

lOi 
11 
111 
lU 




lU 

m 
m 

13 

131 

14 

15 

15 

16 

17 

18 

m 


m 

13 

m 

14 


10 miles and over 5 


190 miles and over 170 

210 miles and over 190 

230 miles and over 210- -..--. 




25 miles and over 20- 


250 miles and over 230 . . 


15 


35 miles and over 25 


270 miles and over 250 


15 


50 miles and over 35 


280 miles and over 270 


m 

16 


65 miles and over 50 


300 miles and over 280 


80 miles and over 65 


340 miles and over 300 


17 


100 miles and over 80 


380 miles and over 340. 


18 


120 miles and over 100 


420 miles and over 380- 


m 

20 


150 miles and over 120 


460 miles and over 420.. 









Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rail within the State, except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

August 26, 1925. Clerk. 

Circular No. 275, Effective September 10, 1925. (Cancels Circular No. 
242.) 



LIVE STOCK RATES 

APPLICABLE TO 

COMMON CARRIERS IN GROUPS A, B AND C ON INTRASTATE TRAFFIC 
BETWEEN POINTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 

(See Circulars No. 252 and 253) 

Governed by Southern Classification No. 46 in connection with North Caro- 
lina Exception Sheet No. 6, supplements thereto and reissues thereof. 



Treight Rates 



219 





Distance 


In Cents per 100 Pounds 




Cattle— Beef and Stock, 
Single Deck, C. L. Mini- 
mum 20,000 Lbs. (Double 1 
Deck Not Accepted) 




1^ 

s 


3 ^ 

Q go 


H 


1 

s 


h4 

il 

-a 

II 


o 




Single 
Line 


Joint 
Line 


Single 
Line 


Joint 
Line 


Single 
Line 


Joint 
Line 


Single 
Line 


Joint 
Line 


i-|. 


Single 
Line 


Joint 
Line 


5 mi 


les and under . . . 


7 


11 


8.05 


11.05 


8.75 


11.75 


7 


11 


11 


m 


10 mi 


les and over 5. 


7 


11 


8.05 


11.05 


8.75 


11.75 


7 


11 


a ^ o g 


12§ 


m 


15 mi 


ies and over 10. 


8 


11 


9.2 


12.2 


10 


13 


8 


11 


O Mel? tH 


14 


17 


20 mi 


les and over 15. 


9 


12 


10.35 


13.35 


11.25 


14.25 


9 


12 


1 be 25 per 
tocker rat( 
usive, add 
line Stocke 


15 


18 


25 mi 


les and over 20- 


10 
11 
12 


13 
14 
15 


11.5 

12.65 

13.8 


14.5 

15.65 

16.8 


12.5 

13.75 

15 


15.5 

16.75 

18 


10 
11 
12 


13 
14 
15 


16 
17 

18 


19 


30 mi 


les and over 25. 


20 


35 mi 


les and over 30. 


21 


40 mi 


les and over 35. 


13 


16 


14.95 


17.95 


16.25 


19.25 


13 


16 




19 


22 


50 mi 


les and over 40. 


14 


17 


16.1 


19.1 


17.5 


20.5 


14 


17 


y-^ik 


20i 


23i 


60 mi 


les and over 50. 


15 


18 


17.25 


20.25 


18.75 


21.75 


15 


18 


-Co « - 


22 


25 


70 mi 


les and over 60. 


16 


19 


18.4 


21 .4 


20 


23 


16 


19 


234 


26^ 

28 


80 mi 


les and over 70. 


17 


20 


19.55 


22.55 


21.25 


24.25 


17 


20 


^^11 


25 


90 mi 


les and over 80. 


18 


21 


20.7 


23.7 


22.5 


25.5 


18 


21 


i^5^ 


261 

28 


291 
31 


100 mi 


les and over 90. 


19 


22 


21.85 


24.85 


23.75 


26.75 


19 


22 




110 mi 


les and over 100. 


20 


23 


23 


26 


25 


28 


20 


23 


29 


32 


120 mi 


les and over 110. 


21 


24 


24.15 


27.15 


26.25 


29.25 


21 


24 


JS^^ 


30 


33 


130 mi 


les and over 120. 


22 


25 


25.3 


28.3 


27.5 


30.5 


22 


25 


C3 ^ rrt 3 


31 


34 


140 mi 


les and over 130. 


23 


26 


26.45 


29.45 


28.75 


31.75 


23 


26 


^ -3 '^ _ 

0^ S^ aT » 


32 


35 


150 mi 


les and over 140. 


24 


27 


27.6 


30.6 


30 


33 


24 


27 


33 


36 


160 mi 


les and over 150. 


25 


28 


28.75 


31.75 


31.25 


34.25 


25 


28 




34 


37 


170 mi 


les and over 160. 


251 


28h 


29.33 


32.33 


31.88 


34.88 


25§ 


28i 


35 


38 


180 mi 


les and over 170. 


26 


29 


29.9 


32.9 


32.5 


35.5 


26 


29 




35§ 


38^ 


190 mi 


les and over 180. 


27 


30 


31 


34.5 


33.75 


36.75 


27 


30 


CO O tc -t^ 


361 


39^ 


200 mi 


les and over 190_ 


27^ 


30 


31.6 


34.5 


34.38 


36.88 


27i 


30 


3, ""^S 


37 


40 


210 mi 


les and over 200. 


28 


30 


32.2 


34.2 


35 


37 


28 


30 




38 


40 


220 mi 


les and over 210. 


29 


31 


33.35 


35.35 


36.25 


38.25 


29 


31 


— ! 03 O O 


39 


41 


230 mi 


les and over 220. 


30 
31 
32 


32 
33 
34 


34.5 

35.65 

36.8 


36.5 
37.65 

38.8 


37.5 

38.75 

40 


39.5 
40.75 

42 


30 
31 
32 


32 
33 
34 


39^ 
40^ 
41 


4U 

421 
43 


240 mi 


les and over 230. 


tie, Ca 
imal r 
ss up t 
add 2 


250 mi 


les and over 240. 


275 mi 


les and over 250. 


33J 


35i 


38.5 


40.5 


41.88 


43.88 


331 


35i 


=?§§^' 


. 42§ 


44^ 


290 mi 


les and over 275. 


35 
35 


37 
37 


40.25 
40.25 


42.25 
42.25 


43.75 
43.75 


45.75 
45.75 


35 
35 


37 
37 


5 on Stocker C 
line than fat 
oUows: Dista 
miles, inclusi 


44 


46 


300 mi 


les and over 290. 


44 


46 


325 mi 


les and over 300. 


36^ 

38 

391 


40 
401 


41.98 

43.7 

45.42 


43.98 

45.7 

46.42 


45.63 

47.5 

49.38 


47.63 

49.5 

50.38 


36^ 
38 
391 


38^ 
40 

m 


45 
46 
47 


47 


350 mi 


les and over 325 


48 


375 mi 


les and over 350. 


48 


400 mi 


les and over 375. 


41 


42 


47.15 


48.12 


51.25 


52.25 


41 


42 


Rates 
for single 
made as f 
201 to 350 


48 


49 


425 mi 


les and over 400. 


42f 

44 


43^' 
45 


48.88 
50.6 


49.88 
51.6 


53.13 
55 


54.13 
56 


421 
44 


431 
45 


49 
50 


50 


450 mi 


les and over 425. 


51 


480 mi 


les and over 450_ 


45 
46 


46 

47 


51.75 
52.9 


52.75 
53.9 


56.25 
57.5 


57.25 
58.5 


45 
46 


46 

47 


52 
52i 


52 


500 mi 


les and over 480. 




531^ 



Note.— Horses and Mules, C. L. Minimum weight: 

23,000 lbs. per standard car 36 feet, 7 inches and under in length. 

24,500 lbs. per standard car 36 feet, 7 inches to and including 38 feet, 6 inches in length. 
25,780 lbs. per standard car over 38 feet, 6 inches to and including 40 feet, 6 inches in length. 
26,910 lbs. per standard car over 40 feet, 6 inches in length. 

Effective November 1, 1924. 
Circular No. 264. 



220 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



LOGS. 



ROUGH, CARLOAD, PER CAR 40,000 POUNDS, EXCESS IN 
PROPORTION, IN CENTS 



Distance 



10 miles 

20 miles 

30 miles 

40 miles 

50 miles 

60 miles 

70 miles 

80 miles 

90 miles 

100 miles 

110 miles and over 100 
120 miles and over 110. 
130 miles and over 120 
140 miles and over 130 
150 miles and over 140 
160 miles and over 150 
170 miles and over 160 
180 miles and over 170 
190 miles and over 180 
200 miles and over 190 



Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 


*720 


*1,300 


*855 


*1,400 


*1,050 


*1,600 


*1,150 


*1,700 


*1,300 


*1,850 


*1,400 


*2,000 


*1,600 


*2,150 


*1,700 


*2,250 


*1,850 


*2,450 


*2,000 


*2,500 


2,150 


2,700 


2,250 


2,850 


2,450 


2,950 


2,500 


3,100 


2,700 


3.300 


2,850 


3,400 


2,950 


3.550 


2,950 


3.550 


3,100 


3.650 


3,100 


3.650 



Distance 



210 miles and over 200 
220 miles and over 210 
230 miles and over 220. 
240 miles and over 230. 
250 miles and over 240. 
260 miles and over 250. 
270 miles and over 260. 
280 miles and over 270. 
300 miles and over 280. 
320 miles and over 300. 
340 miles and over 320. 
360 miles and over 340 
380 miles and over 360 
400 miles and over 380. 
420 miles and over 400 
440 miles and over 42p 
460 miles and over 440 
480 miles and over 460 
500 miles and over 480 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



3.300 
3.300 



3,950 



4,550 



Rate 
Joint 
Line 



3,850 



850 

950 

950 

100 

100 

250 

250 

400 

4,450 

4.500 

4,550 



700 
750 
850 
950 
000 
100 



5.150 



*\\Tien rates are not shown for the exact distance, the charge shall not exceed the rate 
for the nearest distance. In case where the haul is equidistant the charge shall be that for 
the next higher distance. 

Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rail within the State except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

August 5, 1923. Clerk. 

Circular No. 251 (Cancels Circular No. 246). 



Freight Rates 



221 



RATES ON ROUGH LOGS, CARLOAD, VIZ: DOGWOOD, HICKORY, PER- 
SIMiy^ON, GUMWOOD, ROUGH OAK, POPLAR, PINE, MAPLE, BIRCH, 
AND OTHER HARDWOOD LOGS, PER CARLOAD OF 40,000 POUNDS, 
IN CENTS PER CAR. EXCESS IN PROPORTION. 



Distance 


Rate 




900 


20 miles and over 


10.. 




1,050 


30 miles and over 


20.. 




1,100 




30... 




1,150 




40 




1,300 




50-. 




1,400 




60.. - - 




1,600 


75 miles and over 


70. 




1,700 











Applicable to all common carriers having less than seventy-five miles of 
line within the State, except where other rates on logs have been specifically- 
approved by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. 0. Self, 

June 30, 1925. (Jlerk. 

Circular No. 274 (Cancels Circular No. 273). 



222 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



RATES ON LUMBER, CARLOAD, MINIMUM WEIGHT 24,000 POUNDS, 
IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




2i 
3^ 

f 

6 

61 

7 

8 

81 

9 

lOf 
11 

lU 

lU 

13 

13§ 

14 

15 

16 

16 

17 

181 

m 


5 






6 




6i 


40 miles and over 25.. . 


7 


55 miles and over 40 


8 


70 miles and over 55 


9 


90 miles and over 70 . 


110 miles and over 90 


m 


140 miles and over 110 . . 


11 


170 miles and over 140 .. 


lU 


200 miles and over 170 


Hi 


240 miles and over 200 . 


13 


280 miles and over 240 .. . 


13J 


300 miles and over 280 . ... 


14 


320 miles and over 300 


15 


340 miles and over 320 


16 


360 miles and over 340 


16 


380 miles and over 360 


17 


420 miles and over 380 . 


I7i 


460 miles and over 420 


18^ 




20 




20 







Applicable to all common carriers of the State having over seventy-five 
miles of rail within the State, except where other specific rates are approved 
by the Commission: 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

May 10, 1923. 

Circular No. 245 (Cancels Circular No. 239). 



Freight Rates 



223 



MOLASSES IN BARRELS OR HOGSHEADS, IN CENTS PER 100 

POUNDS 



Distance 



Rate 


Rate 


Single 


Joint 


Line 


Haul 


6 


7 


7 


8i 


8 


9 


81 


m 


9 


11 


101 


111 


11 


lU 


111 


13 


m 


131 


13 


14 


13 


14 


14 


16 


14 


16 


16 


17 


16 


17 


17 


181 


17 


181 


181 


20 


181 


20 


20 


211 


2U 


221 


221 


24i 


24§ 


25 


25 


27 


25 


27 



Distance 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



m 
10 m 
15 m 
20 m 
25 m 
30 m 
35 nxiles 



40 m 
45 m 
50 m 
55 m 
60 m 
65 m 
70 m 
75 m 
80 m 
85 m 
90 m 
95 m 
100 m 
110 m 
120 m 
130 m 
140 ni 
150 m 



and under . . 
and over 5 
and over 10 
and over 15 
and over 20 
and over 25 
and over 30 
and over 35 
and over 40 
and over 45 
and over 50 
and over 55 
and over 60 
and over 65 
and over 70 
and over 75 
and over 80 
and over 85 
and over 90 
and over 95 
and over 100 
and over 110 
and over 120 
and over 130 
and over 140 



miles 

m: 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 
les 



les 
les 
miles 
les 
les 



and over 150. 
and over 160. 
and over 170. 
and over 180. 
and over 190. 
and over 200 
and over 210 
and over 220 
and over 230 
and over 240 
and over 250 
and over 260 
and over 270 
and over 280 
and over 300 
and over 320 
and over 340 
and over 360 
and over 380 
and over 400 
and over 420 
and over 440 
and over 460 
and over 480 



27 

27 

281 

281 

281 

291 

29§ 

29§ 

31 

31 

31 

31 

33 

33 

33 

34 

34 

34 

35§ 

351 

35f 

351 

361 

36i 



281 

281 

291 

291 

291 

31 

31 

31 

33 

33 

33 

33 

34 

34 

34 

351 

351 

351 

361 

361 

361 

361 

381 

381 



Applicable to common carriers in Groups A 
252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: 

February 10, 1924. 

Circular No. 257 (Current rates). 



and B (See Circulars Nos. 

R. O. Self, 

Clerk. 



224 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



PETROLEUM OIL AND ITS PRODUCTS, CARLOAD, RATED FIFTH 
CLASS IN SOUTHERN CLASSIFICATION, IN CENTS PER 100 POUNDS 



Distance 



5 

10 m: 

15 m 

20 m 

25 m 

30 m: 

35 m 

40 m: 

45 m: 

50 m 

55 m 

60 m 

65 m 

70 m 

75 m 

80 m 

85 m 

90 m 

95 m 

100 m 

110 m 

120 m 

130 m 

140 m: 

150 m: 



les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 



under . . 
over 5 
over 10 
over 15 
over 20 
over 25 
over 30 
over 35 
over 40 
over 45 
over 50 
over 55 
over 60 
over 65 
over 70 
over 75 
over 80 
over 85 
over 90 
over 95 
over 100 
over 110 
over 120 
over 130 
over 140 



Rate 


Rate 


Single 


Joint 


Line 


Haul 


8i 


lU 


lU 


14 


13 


15i 


14 


16 


15i 


m 


16 


m 


16 


m 


m 


20 


m 


20 


m 


201 


m 


20i 


20 


22 


20 


22 


20§ 


23 


201 


23 


22 


24i 


22 


24i 


22 


24§ 


23 


25 


23 


25 


23 


25 


24i 


26i 


2ih 


26i 


25 


27^ 


25 


27^ 



Distance 



160 
170 
180 
190 
200 
210 
220 
230 
240 
250 
260 
270 
280 
300 
320 
340 
360 
380 
400 
420 
440 
460 
480 
500 



les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 
les and 



over 150. 
over 160. 
over 170. 
over 180. 
over 190. 
over 200. 
over 210. 
over 220. 
over 230 
over 240. 
over 250. 
over 260. 
over 270. 
over 280. 
over 300. 
over 320. 
over 340. 
over 360. 
over 380. 
over 400. 
over 420 
over 440. 
over 460. 
over 480 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



26i 

27§ 

271 

29 

29§ 

291 

31 

31 

31 

31 

31 

31 

31 

32 

32 

32 

32 

33^ 

33i 

34 

34 

34 

35 

35 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



29 

29^ 

291 

31 

32 

32 

33§ 

33i 

33i 

331 

33i 

331 

33§ 

34 

34 

34 

34 

35^ 

35i 

361 

36i 

36i 

38 

38 



Applicable to common carriers in Groups A and B (See Circulars Nos. 
252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

February 10, 1924. Clerk, 

Circular No. 256 (Current rates). 



Freight Rates 



226 



RATES ON MARBLE, GRANITE AND STONE (CRUSHED OR RUBBLE), 
STONE SCREENINGS, GRAVEL (WASHED) SLAG, CHERT, AND 
SAND IN STRAIGHT OR MIXED CARLOADS, CARLOAD MINIMUM 
WEIGHT 90 PER CENT OP MARKED CAPACITY OF CAR, EXCEPT 
WHEN CARS ARE LOADED TO THEIR VISIBLE CAPACITY THE 
ACTUAL WEIGHT WILL GOVERN, PER TON OF 2,000 POUNDS. 



Distance 



5 m 

10 m 

15 m 

20 m: 

25 m 

30 m 

35 m 

40 m 

45 m 

50 m 

55 m 

60 mi 

65 m: 

70 m 

75 m 

80 m 

85 m 

90 m 

95 m 

100 m 

110 m 

120 m 

130 m 

140 m 

150 m 



les and under _ . 
les and over 5 
les and over 10 
les and over 15 
les and over 20 
les and over 25 
les and over 30 
les and over 35 
les and over 40 
les and over 45 
les and over 50 
les and over 55 
les and over 60 
les and over 65 
les and over 70 
les and over 75. 
les and over 80. 
les and over 85 . 
les and over 90. 
les and over 95 . 
les and over 100. 
les and over 110. 
les and over 120. 
les and over 130 . 
les and over 140. 



Rate 

Single 
Line 


Rate 

Joint 
Haul 


50 
57 
60 
63 


70 

77 
80 
83 


66 


86 


70 


90 


73 


93 


76 


96 


80 


100 


83 


103 


86 


106 


89 


109 


93 


113 


96 


116 


99 


119 


102 


122 


105 


125 


109 


129 


112 


132 


115 


135 


118 


135 


121 


136 


124 


139 


127 


142 


130 


145 



Distance 



160 miles and over 150 
170 miles and over 160 
180 miles and over 170. 
190 miles and over 180. 
200 miles and over 190. 
210 miles and over 200. 
220 miles and over 210. 
230 miles and over 220. 
240 miles and over 230. 
250 miles and over 240 
260 miles and over 250. 
270 miles and over 260. 
280 miles and over 270. 
290 miles and over 280. 
300 miles and over 290. 
310 miles and over 300. 
320 miles and over 310. 
330 miles and over 320. 
340 miles and over 330- 
350 miles and over 340. 
360 miles and over 350. 
370 miles and over 360- 
380 miles and over 370- 
390 miles and over 380- 
400 miles and over 390- 



Rate 
Single 
Line 



132 
134 
136 
138 
140 
142 
144 
146 
148 
150 
152 
154 
156 
158 
160 
162 
164 
166 
168 
170 
172 
174 
176 
178 
180 



Rate 
Joint 
Haul 



147 
149 
151 
153 
155 
155 
155 
156 
158 
160 
162 
164 
166 
168 
170 
172 
174 
176 
178 
180 
182 
184 
186 
188 
190 



Applicable to common carriers in Groups A, B and C, 
Cumberland Railway and Washington and Vandemere 
culars Nos. 252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: 

March 15, 1924. 

Circular No. 259 (Cancels Circular No. 249). 



also Randolph and 
Railroad (See Cir- 



R. O. 



Self, 
Clerk. 



15 



226 



C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



STONE, MARBLE. GRANITE, VIZ.: CURBING OR PAVING BLOCKS; 
BUILDING: DIMENSION OR RANDOM; ROUGH QUARRIED OR 
DRESSED; NOT POLISHED OR CARVED. CARLOAD MINIMUM 50.- 
0000 POUNDS. PER TON 2,000 POUNDS 



Miles 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Haul 


Miles 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Haul 


5 and under 


80 
87 
90 
93 
96 
100 
103 
106 
110 
113 
116 
119 
123 
126 
129 
132 
135 
139 
142 
145 
148 
151 
154 
157 
160 


100 
107 
110 
113 
116 
120 
123 
126 
130 
130 
136 
139 
143 
146 
149 
152 
155 
159 
162 
165 
165 
166 
169 
172 
175 


160 and over 150 


162 
164 
166 
168 
170 
172 
174 
176 
178 
180 
182 
184 
186 
189 
190 
192 
194 
196 
199 
200 
202 
204 
206 
209 
210 


177 


10 and over 5 


170 and over 160 


179 


15 and over 10 


180 and over 170 


181 


20 and over 15 


190 and over 180 

200 and over 190 


183 


25 and over 20 . - . 


185 


30 and over 25 ...... 


210 and over 200 .. . . . 


185 


35 and over 30 


220 and over 210 


185 


40 and over 35 .. . .. 


230 and over'220 


186 


45 and over 40 


240 and over 230 


188 


50 and over 45 


250 and over 240 


190 


55 and over 50 


260 and over 250 


192 


60 and over 55 


270 and over 260 


194 


65 and over 60 


280 and over 270 . . . 


196 




290 and over 280 


198 




300 and over 290. . .. . ... 


200 




310 and over 300 . 


202 


85 and over 80 . . 


320 and over 310 

330 and over 320 


204 


90 and over 85 ..... 


206 


95 and over 90 . . . . . 


340 and over 330 


208 


100 and over 95 


350 and over 340 


210 


110 and over 100 


360 and over 350 


212 


120 and over 110 


370 and over 360 . . ... 


214 


130 and over 120 


380 and over 370 ... . 


216 


140 and over 130 


390 and over 380. .. 


218 




400 and over 390 . ... . . 


220 









Applicable to lines named in Groups A, B and C (See Circular No. 253); 
also Montgomery Lumber Company Railroad. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

June 12, 1924. Clerk. 

Circular No. 260 (Effective July 1, 1924). 



Freight Rates 



227 



FREIGHT RATES ON TILE, CONCRETE BUILDING, WITHOUT ORNA- 
MENTAL FACE, CARLOAD MINIMUM, 50,000 POUNDS (APPLIES ONLY 
TO HEAVY-LOAD-BEARING CONCRETE TILE.) IN CENTS PER 100 
POUNDS 







Miles 


Rate 
Single 
Line 


Rate 
Joint 
Line 




3.5 
4.0 
4.5 
5.0 
5.5 

6.0 
6.0 
6.5 


4.5 




10 




5.0 




20 




5.5 




30 




5.5 




40 




6.0 




50 




6.5 




60 - - 




6.5 




70 --- 




7.0 











Single or Joint Line 



90 miles and over 80- 
100 miles and over 90. 
120 miles and over 100. 
140 miles and over 120. 
150 miles and over 140. 

160 miles and over 150 
180 miles and over 160. 
200 miles and over 180. 
220 miles and over 200 
240 miles and over 220. 

260 miles and over 240. 
280 miles and over 260 
300 miles and over 280 
320 miles and over 300 
340 miles and over 320 

360 miles and over 340 
380 miles and over 360 
400 miles and over 380 
425 miles and over 400 
450 miles and over 425 



7.0 
7.0 
7.5 
7.5 
8.0 

8.0 

8.5 
9.0 
9.5 
9.5 

10.0 
10.5 
11.0 
11.5 
11.5 

12.0 
12.5 
13.0 
13.5 
13.5 



Applicable to lines named in Groups A 
252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: 

February 25, 1925. 

Circular No. 271, Effective March 25 



B and C (See Circulars Nos. 
R. O. 



Self, 
Clerk 
1925 (Cancels Circular No. 262). 



228 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



WOOD. 



FIRE OR CORD (FOR FUEL PURPOSES) 
PER CORD 



CARLOAD, IN CENTS 



CARLOAD MINIMUM 

In cars, inside length under 36 feet 12 Cords 

In cars, inside length 36 feet 14 Cords 

In cars, inside length 38 feet and over 36 feet 15 Cords 

In cars, inside length 40 feet and over 38 feet 16 Cords 

In cars, inside length over 40 feet 17 Cords 



Distance 


Rate 
Single 
Line 




70 




5. 




70 




10- - .-- 




78§ 




15. 




84i 




20 




841 




30 




99 


50 miles and over 


40 




1121 


70 miles and over 


50 




127 


90 miles and over 


70 




141i 


110 miles and over 


90 




155 


130 miles and over 


110 




169 




130 




182§ 




150 




197 











Applicable to lines named in Groups A, B and C (See Circulars Nos. 
252 and 253). 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

Effective October 1, 1924. Clerk. 

Circular No. 265 (Cancels Circular No. 263). 



WiKE Crossings 229 



RULES AJVD SPECIFICATIONS FOR WIRE CROSSINGS 

At a meeting of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, held at 
the office in the City of Raleigh on December 3, 1920, Chairman Lee pre- 
siding, and Commissioners Pell and Maxwell present, the Commission toulv 
under consideration the question of issuing uniform rules and regulations 
regarding Telephone, Telegraph, and Electric Light and Power wire cross- 
ings, and after due deliberation it is 

Ordeeed, That the following Rules and Regulations governing wire cross- 
ings shall be adopted and issued, effective on the date of this order as to 
new construction or replacements and effective one year from date of this 
order as to old construction or crossings already in place, subject to com- 
plaint and order in regard to any existing dangerous construction or cross- 
ings or such as may become so during the said one year period, to wit: 

1. Crossings of Electric Light and Power Transmission Lines and Tele- 
graph and Telephone lines, now existing, or that may hereafter by con- 
structed over railroad rights of way, tracks and wires thereupon, or along, 
shall be constructed and maintained by the persons or corporations owning 
or controlling such lines so as at all times to conform to the following gen- 
eral precautions for the safety of the public and the employees of the rail- 
roads. The construction of poles, towers, wires, wire lines and accessories 
shall be first-class in every respect and shall conform to the practices pre- 
scribed by the American Railroad Association. 

2. The poles, or towers, supporting the crossing span, and the adjoining 
span on each side, shall be in a straight line, if practicable. Poles support- 
ing the crossing span shall be side-guyed in both directions, if practicable, 
and be head-guyed away from the crossing span, and the next adjoining poles 
shall be head-guyed toward the crossing span. Braces may be used instead 
of guys. No poles shall be less than twelve (12) feet from the nearest 
track, except that at sidings a clearance of seven (7) feet may be allowed, 
measurement being made from the nearest rail. 

3. Spans over tracks, and one adjoining span on each side, shall be as 
short as practicable, preferably not longer than one hundred and twenty-five 
(125) feet in power lines, or one hundred (100) feet in telegraph or tele- 
phone lines. The difference in length of the crossing and adjoining spans 
in power lines, generally, shall not be more than fifty (50) per cent of the 
length of the crossing span, and when the crossing span in telegraph or 
telephone lines exceed one hundred and twenty-five (125) feet, the adjoining 
span on each side shall not exceed one hundred and ten (110) feet. 

4. Electric Light and Power wires shall have a clearance of not less than 
thirty (30) feet above the top of rail: Provided, that for trolley contact 
wires, carrying constant potential direct current not exceeding 750 volts, 
twenty-two (22) feet may be allowed. 

5. Telegraph and Telephone wires shall have a clearance of not less than 
twenty-seven (27) feet above top of rail. 

6. Electric Light and Power wires shall cross over Telegraph and Tele- 
phone wires and the clearance between the two classes of wires shall be not 
less than eight (8) feet for alternating current circuits, or four (4) feet for 
direct current circuits of seven hundred and fifty (750) volts or less. 

7. Telegraph and Telephone wires shall clear wires of the same class not 
less than two (2) feet. 

8. Wires and cables shall be attached to their supporting structures in 
such manner so that the clearances herein specified shall be maintained 
under the most unfavorable conditions of temperature and loading. Double 
cross-arms shall be used on all poles supporting crossing spans and shall be 
so attached as to be maintained at right angles to the poles. 



230 X. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

9. Minimum size of conductors in the crossing spans and adjoining spans 
on each side in Electric Light and Power lines shall he as follows: No. 6 
B. & S. gauge copper for voltage not exceeding 5,000 volts: No. 4 B. & S. 
gauge copper for voltage exceeding 5,000 volts; No. 1 B. & S. gauge alumi- 
num for all voltages. Minimum size of conductors in the crossing spans 
and adjoining spans on each side of Telegraph and Telephone lines shall be 
as follows: For spans 150 feet or less. No. 10 B. W. G. galvanized iron or 
No. 10 B. & S. hard drawn copper. For spans 151 feet and over No. 8 
B, W. G. galvanized iron or No. 9 B. & S. hard drawn copper. 

10. Wooden poles shall be of selected timber and free from defects which 
would decrease their strength or durability. For telegraph and telephone 
lines they shall be not less than six (6) inches in diameter at the top. For 
electric light and power lines they shall be not less than eight (8) inches 
in diameter at the top and the diameter at the ground line shall be not 
less than shown in the following table: 

Eastern White Cedar 
Chestnut and Juniper 

25 ft. pole Diameter, 11%" Diameter, IIV2" 

30 ft pole Diameter, 12%" Diameter, 12%" 

35 ft. pole Diameter, 13%" Diameter, 13%" 

40 ft. pole Diameter, l^W Diameter, 15" 

45 ft. pole..- Diameter, 15iA" Diameter, 16" 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This December 3, 1920. Clerk. 



SIPPLEMENTAL RILES AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR WIRE CROSSINGS 

OVER RAILROADS 

(Supplemental Rules Promulgated by the North Carolina Corporation 
Commission, December 3, 1920) 

At a meeting of the North Carolina Corporation Commission, held at the 
office of the Commission, in the city of Raleigh, on March 10, 1921, the 
Commission took under consideration the question of amendment of rules 
and regulations regarding telephone, telegraph, and electric light and power 
wire crossings over railroads previously promulgated by the Commission, 
and after due consideration it was 

Orde'rei), That the rules and regulations governing wire crossings over 
railroads, promulgated ,by the Commission on December 3, 1920, be atnended 
as follows: 

1. The rules and specifications for crossings of telephone, telegraph, and 
electric light and power lines over railroads, as promulgated by the United 
States Bureau of Standards, may be used in the construction of such cross- 
ings in lieu of rules and specifications heretofore promulgated by the Com- 
mission. 

2. Where existing wire crossings over railroads are now constructed in 
safe manner, reconstruction in accordance with specifications of either the 
U. S. Bureau of Standards or the American Railway Association will not be 
required, but upon complaint of any railroad and investigation by the Com- 
mission reconstruction of such crossings may be ordered by the Commission 
where such reconstruction may appear necessary for the protection and 
safety of the traveling public. 

3. Nothing contained in rules heretofore promulgated, or in this amend- 
ment thereto, shall be construed as requiring the owner or operator of power, 
telephone, or telegraph lines to assume the expense of changes in or recon- 
struction of same in order to meet the requirements of said rules, where the 
crossing is made by a railroad subsequent to the construction of such tele- 
phone, telegraph, electric light or power lines. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self. 

This March 10, 1921. Clerk. 



Motor Vehicles 



231 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 1 

MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIER'S PASSENGER TARIFF 

Applicable to all Motor Vehicle Carriers operating between the cities of 
Greensboro and Charlotte, over State Highway Route Numbers ten and 
fifteen, under the Commission's order dated April 11, effective April 15, 192i>. 

ONE WAY RATES IN CENTS PER ADULT PASSENGER 



Between 


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.22 
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Greensboro.. - 




40 


.55 


80 


1 20 


1 65 


1 75 


1 80 


?. 15 


2 ?.n 


9 35 


9 60 


9 70 


2 95 


3 10 


3 35 


Jamestown 


.40 




.25 


.40 


.80 


1.25 


1.35 


1.40 


1.75 


1 85 


1.95 


2.20 


2.30 


2.55 


2.70 


2.95 


High Point 


.55 


.25 




.25 


.65 


1.10 


1.20 


1.25 


1.60 


1.70 


1.80 


2.05 


2.15 


2.40 


2.55 


2.80 


Thomasville... 


.80 


.40 


.25 




.40 


.85 


.95 


1.00 


1.35 


1.45 


1.55 


1.80 


1.90 


2.15 


2.30 


2.55 


Lexington 


1.20 


.80 


.65 


.40 




.45 


.55 


.60 


.95 


1.05 


1.15 


1.40 


1.50 


1.75 


1.90 


2.15 


Yadkin 


1.65 


1.25 


1.10 


.85 


.45 




.25 


.25 


.50 


.60 


.70 


.95 


1.05 


1.30 


1.45 


1.70 


Spencer 


1.75 


1.35 


1.20 


.95 


.55 


.25 





.25 


.40 


.50 


.60 


.85 


.95 


1.20 


1.35 


1.60 


Salisbury 


1.80 


1.40 


1.25 


1.00 


.65 


.25 


.25 




.?5 


.45 


.55 


.80 


.90 


1.15 


1.30 


1.55 


China Grove. 


2.15 


1.75 


1.60 


1.35 


.95 


.50 


.40 


.35 




.25 


.25 


.45 


.55 


.80 


.95 


1.20 


Landis 


2.25 


1.85 


1.70 


1.45 


1.05 


.60 


.50 


.45 


.25 




25 


.35 


.45 


.70 


.85 


1.10 


Kannapolis 


2.35 


1.95 


1.80 


1.55 


1.15 


.70 


.60 


.60 


.25 


.25 




.25 


.35 


.60 


.75 


1.10 


Concord 


2 60 


2.20 


2.05 


1.80 


1.40 


.95 


.85 


.85 


.45 


.35 


.25 




.25 


.35 


.50 


.8) 


Jackson School 


2.70 


2.30 


2.15 


1.90 


1.50 


1.05 


.95 


.90 


.55 


.45 


.35 


.25 




.25 


.40 


.65 


Harris ourg 


2.95 


2.55 


2.40 


2.15 


1.75 


1.30 


1.20 


1.15 


.80 


.70 


.60 


.35 


.25 




.25 


..0 


Newell 


3.10 


2.70 


2.55 


2.30 


1.90 


1.45 


1.35 


1.30 


.95 


,85 


.75 


.50 


.40 


.25 




.25 


Charlotte 


3.35 


2.95 


2.80 


2.55 


2.15 


1.70 


1.60 


1.55 


1.20 


1.10 


1.00 


.75 


.63 


.40 


.25 





The minimum fare shall be twenty-five cents per adult passenger. 
Children over five years of age and under twelve years of age, when 
accompanied by adult passenger, one-half the regular fare shall be charged. 

Above tariff issued by: 

A. B. C. Kirk, President, Piedmont State Line, Inc., Salisbury, N. C; 
Guy J. Shields, President, Dixie Motor Coach Line, Charlotte, N. C; 
A. B. C. Kirk, Owner, Kirk's Auto Bus Service, Salisbury, N. C; Marvin 
Farlow, Owner, Blue Star Bus Line, High Point, N. C; L. B. Cress, 
President, Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, Inc., Concord, N. C; R. O. 
Walters, President, White Bus Line, Concord, N. C; L. F. Barnard, 
President, Royal Blue Transp. Co., Greensboro, N. C. 

No supplement to this tariff shall be issued except by and with the per- 
mission of the Corporation Commisson. 

Approved by the Corporation Commission, this April 23d, 1925. 

R. 0. Self, Clerk. 
Effective April 27, 1925. 



232 X. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 2 

To All Licensed Motor Bus Drivers: 

Greetings: The Commission directs that your attention be called to 
Chapter 255, Public Laws of 1923, which requires every person driving any 
motor vehicle on the public highway on approaching railroad grade cross- 
ings to STOP, LOOK and LISTEN before passing thereover. The law was 
enacted for the sole purpose of protecting persons and property. It is still 
in force and should be strictly observed by the drivers of Motor Busses. 

Your occupation is similar to that of a locomotive engineer, with human 
lives entrusted to your care, you must not take chances at railroad cross- 
ings. It is your duty to exercise every precaution within your power to 
protect the lives of passengers. 

The Commission has received complaints in regard to the violations of 
this law by some Motor Bus drivers. This is a serious matter, and unless 
the law is observed the Commission will be forced to take action in regard 
to such violations. 

R. 0. Self, Cleric. 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 3 

Sirs: The Corporation Commission is sending you, under separate cover, 
a supply of Driver's Trip Report blanks, as is required toy the Order of the 
Commission of March 14, 1925. 

When you need additional blanks, you may order them from the Commis- 
sioner of Labor and Printing at cost. This arrangement has been made in 
the interest of uniformity, but you may have them printed anywhere you 
prefer. A bill will be sent to you soon for the Wanks now being mailed to 
you. 

The Order requires that each driver keep an accurate account of all fares, 
as provided on this form, and each Motor Vehicle Carrier is required to keep 
same on hand subject to the inspection of the Commission, the Commis- 
sioner of Revenue, or their agents; and the carrier is required to make 
monthly report to the Commissioner of Revenue from this record. 

Respectfully, 

R. 0. Self, Clerk. 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 4 

IN RE EXAMINATION OF MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVERS UNDER CHAP- 
TER 50 PUBLIC LAWS OF 1925 

Order 

It is Hereby Ordered that Examinations be held for the examination of 
applicants for Drivers' Permits under Section Six of Chapter Fifty, Public 
Laws of one thousand nine hundred twenty-five, on the following dates at 
the following places: 



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May 25, 26, 27, and 28 Six Walter Hotel ..Raleigh 

May 29 and 30 Malboiirne Hotel Durham 

May 25 Terminal Hotel Goldsboro 

May 26 Cape Fear Hotel Wilmington 

May 27 Prince Charles Hotel Fayetteville 

May 28 , Loraine Hotel Lumberton 

May 30 Ricks Hotel... Rocky Mount 

June 1, 2, and 3 0'Henry Hotel Greensboro 

June 2 Southern Hotel... Elizabeth City 

June 3 Gaston Hotel .New Bern 

June 4 Ehvood Hotel High Point 

June 5 and 6 Yadkin Hotel Salisbury 

June 5 Vance Hotel..... Statesville 

June 6.... Huffery Hotel Hickory 

June 8 and 9 Zinzendorf Hotel... Winston-Salem 

June 8 Carlheim Hotel Lenoir 

June 9 Blowing Rock Hotel Blowing Rock 

June 10, 11, and 12 Mecklenburg Hotel Charlotte 

June 11 Mariana Hotel Marion 

June 13 Armington Hotel Gastonia 

June 13 Bluemont Hotel North Wilkesboro 

June 15 ....Myrtle Hotel Elkin 

June 16, 17, and 18 Langren Hotel Asheville 

June 19 Court House Sylva 

All drivers of motor vehicles under the Bus Regulation Act, otherwise 
known as Chapter Fifty, Public Laws, 1925, are operated by authority of a 
temporary permit, which expires on June 22, 1925, under the Commission's 
order of March 14, 1925, therefore, examinations referred to above are being 
held, as required by law, for the purpose of issuing permanent Drivers' 
Permits, and Representatives of the Commission will hold examinations 
on the dates and at the places mentioned above. 

All holders of temporary Drivers' Permits, and other persons wishing to 
drive busses or automobiles engaged in transporting passengers or property 
on the highways of the State are requested to present themselves at one of 
the places mentioned above which is most convenient to them, for the pur- 
pose of examination. 

Drivers holding Temporary Permits and failing to be examined at one of 
the places mentioned above will not be permitted to drive a motor vehicle 
on or after June 22, 1925, until he has satisfactorily passed the examination 
prescribed by the Commission. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

This 14th day of May, 1925. Clerk. 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 5 

To All Motor-Vehicle Carriers Operating in North Carolina: 

Sirs: This is to advise that examinations have been held under Section 
Six of the bus law and Drivers Permits have been issued or declined to all 
applicants to date; therefore, all drivers who expect to get permits have 
them. Section Six of the amended act states as follows: 

No certificate holder under this act shall operate or permit any 
person to operate a motor-vehicle for the transportation of persons 



234 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

or property for compensation in this State unless and until the 
operator thereof shall have obtained from the Corporation Commis- 
sion a driver's permit. 

Therefore, you will see that the burden is on the carrier and not on the 
driver, and the Commission will expect you not to let any of your cars 
be operated on and after September 1, 1925, by any driver who does not 
have a Permit from this office. 

The law requires further that each driver shall keep the yellow card, 
which has been furnished each driver who has a permit, posted in the car 
for public observation while he is driving. He should have his photograph 
attached on the said card in the space indicated. Drivers will be expected 
to comply with this rule. 

The law, in respect to all of the above, will be enforced by our inspectors 
after September 1, 1925, and the carriers employing drivers who have no 
permits and persons driving without permits will subject themselves to the 
penalties of the law. 

Yours very truly, 

Corporation Comaiission: 
R. O. Self, 
Clerk and Director of Motor Vehicle Transportation. 



December 24, 1925. 
To All Motor Vehicle Carriers Operating in North Carolina: 

Sirs: The attention of the Commission has been called to the abuse of 
the Bus Pass privilege, and we, therefore, wish to refer you to the Com- 
mission's Order of March 14, 1925, which is in part as follows: "and no such 
carrier shall, directly or indirectly issue, give, tender, or honor any free 
fares, except to its bona fide officers, agents, employees, and members of their 
immediate household and supported by you, and the pass issued shall be 
good for transportation only over the line issuing same. This does not pro- 
hibit you from exchanging passes with other carriers, but should not be ex- 
tended to employees of other carriers. 

Upon receipt of this letter you should issue such passes as you desire to 
give to your officials, employees, and members of your family, and date 
them January 1, 1926, instructing your drivers to honor no passes from any 
one dated prior to that date. You should file with this office a list of the 
names and addresses of such persons with the number of each pass and the 
official or private connection of each with your bus line. No objection will 
be made to member carriers giving a pass to the Secretary of the Bus Asso- 
ciation. 

It is thought that compliance with this letter will eliminate a large num- 
ber of passes which are now outstanding and have been since the bus law 
went into effect, and you should instruct your drivers that where prospective 
passengers present passes issued prior to January 1, 1926, to take them up 
and return them to you. If the driver finds one of the Association passes 
which has been issued prior to January 1, 1926, he should take it up and turn 
it in to you in order that you may return it to the Secretary of the Asso- 
ciation. 

Driver's permits issued by this office shall not be honored as passes. This 
is made necessary because of the fact that a great many persons have been 



Motor Vehicles 235 

given permits who may never drive again or who since receiving such per- 
mits have gone into some other business. 

As to that part of the order which states: "and such persons as the Cora- 
mission may designate in its employ for the inspection of equipment and 
supervision of traffic upon the highways of the State," the Commission is of 
the opinion that inasmuch as these persons will be entitled to free trans- 
portation over all lines, it will be more convenient and save confusion to 
issue an identification pass to those persons designated by it. This will 
eliminate the necessity of your issuing passes to inspectors and such other 
persons as may be designated by the Commission and the number of such 
passes by the Commission will be very limited and will be used only 
when on official business. The passes issued by the Commission will be 
signed by R. O. Self, Clerk and Director of Motor Vehicle Transportation, 
and carry the seal of the Commission. Please instruct your drivers ac- 
cordingly. 

Yours very truly, 

R. 0. Self, 
Clerk and Dii'ector of Motor Vehicle Transportation. 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 6 

To All Motor Vehicle Carriers: 

Your attention is called to our letter dated December 24, 1925, in regard 
to passes, in which you were requested to send in a list of the names of all 
persons to whom you issue passes, giving the reason for the issuance of 
each such pass. 

You are now requested to file this list on or before February 10, 1926. 

By order of the Commission: R. O. Self, 

Clerk and Director of Motor Vehicle Transportation, 

This January 26, 1926. 



M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 7 

To All Motor Vehicle Passenger Carriers: 

Greetings: The Commission's order of May 8, 1925, requires that all 
Motor Vehicle Passenger Carriers shall, on and after May 20, 1925, check 
the baggage of its passengers. The protection provided by this order is 
mutual. 

I am directed by the Commission to advise that on and after May 1, 1926, 
this order will be strictly enforced. All passenger carriers are required to 
check baggage under this order and any carrier who does not provide bag- 
gage checks and check baggage as required by the order of the Commission 
will be liable to the penalty provided by law. 

Yours very truly, 

R. 0. Self, 

April 24, 1926. Clerk. 



2S6 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

M. V. C. CIRCULAR NO. 8 

To All Motor Vehicle Carriers: 

Greetings: The Commission has received a number of complaints from 
the various Motor Vehicle Carriers relative to the activity of operators of 
"For Hire Cars" and Taxis. The recent decision of the Supreme Court in 
the case of State v. Andrews held that an occasional trip made by a Taxi or 
■"For Hire Car," where the service is solicited by the passenger, does not 
constitute operating a service; and, therefore, such operation is not subject 
to the Bus Regulation Act. 

The "For Hire License Tax" for the ensuing year will be sold by the 
Revenue Department now in a few days, and the Commission has arranged 
to have the names of all applicants for these tags referred to this office In 
order that the applicants may be considered with a view to eliminating those 
who do not operate in accordance with law. 

In order to properly pass on the applications for "For Hire Tags" it is 
necessary that all Motor Vehicle Carriers furnish this office with the names 
of all Taxi and For Hire car operators who have, and are now, holding 
themselves out to the general public for the transportation of passengers 
and property between cities and towns for compensation. 

Please furnish this information on the enclosed blank as soon as possible. 
Yours very truly, 

R. 0. Self, 

May 27, 1926. Clerk. 



To All Licensed Bus Drivers: 

Greetings: I am directed by the Commission to advise that on and after 
June 15, 1926, a driver of any motor vehicle which is T>eing operated under 
the Bus Regulation Act who fails to have his Driver's Permit Card issued 
by this office properly posted in the vehicle he is driving will subject his 
driver's permit to cancellation by the Commission. 

This letter is written to you in order that you may correct any trouble 
that may exist in this particular before June 15, 1926. 

Yours very truly, 

R. 0. Self. 

June 5, 1926. • Clerk. 



LICENSE CERTIFICATES COVERING BUS OPERATIONS AS OF 
JANUARY 1, 1927 

A. & B. Coach Line, Inc., Asheville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Black Mountain, Highway No. 10; Ashe- 
ville to Weaverville, Highway No. 29. 

Angel, T. W., Franklin, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Franklin to Sylva, Highways Nos. 285 and 10; 
Franklin to Bryson City, Highways Nos. 286 and 10. Freight Line: Frank- 
lin to Dillsboro, Highway No. 285. 

Appalachian Bus Co., Inc., Windom, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Spruce Pine, Highways Nos. 29 and 
69; Cane River Postoffice to North Carolina-Tennessee State Line, High- 
way No. 692. 



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Asheville-Oteen Bus Company, Oteen, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Oteen, Highway No. 10. 

Auton, J. M., Lincolnton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Lincolnton to Shelhy, Highway No. 206. 

B. & H. Coach Lines, Inc., Lincolnton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Asheville, via Lincolnton, Newton,. 
Hickory, Highways 27, 16 and 10. 

Bateman, Charles, Leaksville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Spray to Stoneville, via Leaksville (County Road). 

Biltmore Forest Stage Company, Biltmore, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Between Asheville, Biltmore and Biltmore Forest,. 
Highway No. 29. 

Blades, W. B., New Bern, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Beaufort to Atlantic, via Marshalburg, Davis and 
Sea Level (County Road). 

Blevins, J. W., West Jefferson, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: West Jefferson, N. C, to Trade, Tenn., via Warrens- 
ville, Creston and Southerland. 

Blizzard & Banks Motor Express, Mount Airy, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Winston-Salem to Mount Airy, Highway No. 66. 

Blue Nash Touring Car Line, Landrum, S. C. 

Authorized Operation: Hendersonville to Tryon, Highways Nos. 29 and 19L 

Blue Ridge Bus Line, Galax, Va. 

Authorized Operation: Mount Airy to State Line. Destination Hillsviile, 
Va., Highway No. 66. 

Blue Ridge Coach Line, Inc., Old Fort, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Marion to Spruce Pine, Highway No. 19. (Opera- 
tion leased to B. & H. Coach Line, Inc., temporarily.) 

Blue Ridge Trail Bus Line Co., 29 Carolina Lane, Asheville, N. C. 
Authorized Operation: Asheville to Charlotte, via Rutherfordton, Highway 
No. 20; Hendersonville to Bat Cave, Highway No. 28. 

Bost Transfer Company, Newton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Statesville to Newton, Highway No. 10. 

Brevard Bus Line, Asheville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Hendersonville to Highland, via Brevard, High- 
way No. 28. 

Call Motor Company, W. W., North Wilkesboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: North Wilkesboro to Statesville, via Taylorsville, 
Highways Nos. 18, 67 and 75. 

Camel City Coach Company, Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Winston-Salem to Charlotte, Highways Nos. 65, 75 
and 26; Winston-Salem to State Line, destination Martinsville, Va., High- 
way No. 77; Winston-Salem to Walnut Cove, Highways Nos. 77 and 89; 
Winston-Salem to Mount Airy, Highway No. 66; Winston-Salem to Greens- 
boro, via Kernersville, Highway No. €0; Greensboro to High Point, High- 
way No. 10; High Point to Kernersville (County Road); Winston-Salem 
to North Wilkesboro, Highway No. 60; Winston-Salem to High Point, 
Highway No. 77; Lexington to Winston-Salem, Highway No. 64; Salisbury 
to Mocksville, Highway No. 80; Lexington to Newsome, via Southmont, 
Healing Springs and High Rock, via County Highways. 

Carolina Central Bus Line, Asheboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Lexington to Moncure, via Asheboro and Pittsboro, 
Highways Nos. 75 and 54. 



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Carolina Coach Company, Raleigh, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Raleigh to Greensboro, Highway No. 10; Raleigh to 
Rocky Mount, Highway No. 90; Raleigh to Wilson, Highways Nos. 90 and 
91; Raleigh to Fayetteville, Highways Nos. 21, 60, 22, via Lillington and 
Dunn; Smithfield to Falyetteville, Highway No. 22; Smithfield to Dimn, 
Highway No. 22; Durham to Chapel Hill, Highway No. 75. 

Carolina Stage Lines, Lumberton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Lumberton to North Carolina-South Carolina State 
Line, destination Florence, S. C, Highway No. 22. 

Carolina Transit Company, Raleigh, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Raleigh to Greensboro, Highway No. 10; Greensboro 
to Winston-Salem, Highway No. 60 ; Raleigh to Rocky Mount, Highway 
No. 90; Raleigh to Wilson, Highways Nos. 90 and 91; Wilmington to 
Hamlet, Highway No. 20. 

Carolina Truck Transportation Company, New Bern, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: New Bern to Wilson, Highways Nos. 10, 12, and 40, 
via Fort Barnwell, Kinston, Snow Hill, LaGrange, Goldsboro, Pikeville, 
Fremont, Wilson; New Bern to Kinston, Highways Nos. 30 and 12, via 
Pollocksville to Trenton; New Bern to Wilson, Highways Nos. 30 and 9^1, 
via Bridgeton, Vanceboro, Chocowinity, Grimesland and Chicod, Green- 
ville and Farmville; New Bern to Williamston, Highway No. 30, via 
Bridgeton, Vanceboro, Chocowinity and Washington; New Bern to Wilson, 
Highways Nos. 10, 11 and 91, via Fort Barnwell, Grifton, Ayden, Winter- 
ville, Greenville and Farmville; New Bern to Rocky Mount, Highways 
Nos. 10, 11, and 90, via Fort Barnwell, Grifton, Ayden, Winterville, Green- 
ville, Bethel and Tarboro; New Bern to Raleigh, Highway No. 10, via Fort 
Barnwell, Kinston, LaGrange, Goldsboro, Princeton, Smithfield, and Clay- 
ton; New Bern to Morehead City and Beaufort, Highways Nos. 10 and 101; 
New Bern to Vandemere, Highway No. 302, via Bayboro and Aurora. 

Carter, A. E., Mars Hill, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Mars Hill, via Forks of Ivy and Weaver- 
ville, Highways Nos. 29 and 69. 

C. & C. G. & O. Co., Inc., Tarboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Tarboro to Kinston, via Farmville, Highway No. 12. 

Caudill Express Co., North Wilkesboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: North Wilkesboro to Boone, Highway No. 60. 

Central Coach Lines, Inc., High Point, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Winston-Salem to Greensboro via High Point, High- 
ways Nos. 77 and 10; High Point to Asheboro, Highway No. 77; Greens- 
boro to State Line, destination Danville, Va., Highway No. 70; Greenville 
to Asheboro, Highway No. 70. Passenger Operation: Wilmington to Caro- 
lina Beach via County Highways. 

Central Motor Express Co., Asheboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheboro to Aberdeen via Pinehurst and Southern 

Pines, Highway No. 70; Lexington to Pittsboro via Asheboro and Siler 

City, Highway No. 75. 

Charlotte-Raleigh Bus Line, Inc., Albemarle, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Raleigh via Albemarle and Sanford, 
Highways Nos. 27, 74 and 50. 

Coble, C. M., Burlington, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Burlington to Graham, Highway No. 10. 

Costner, Z. V., Shelby, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Shelby to Rutherford ton. Highway No. 20. 



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Cotton Transport Company, Charlotte, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Operating under Class F from Charlotte, N. C, trans- 
porting specific loads or commodities between Charlotte and other cities 
and towns. 

Cox and Eggleston, Spray, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Leaksville-Spray, N. C, to State line on route to 
Fieldale, Va. 

Durham-Roxboro Line, Durham, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Durham to Va.-N. C. State Line via Roxboro, High- 
way No. 13, destination South Boston, Va. 

Eastern Carolina Coach Co., Inc., Charlotte N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Wilmington via Monroe, Wadesboro, 
Rockingham, Hamlet, Laurinburg, Lumberton, Chadbourn and Whiteville, 
Highway No. 20; Lumberton to Fayetteville via St. Pauls, Highway 
No. 22. 

Edgerton Bus Lines, Inc., Suffolk, Va. 

Authorized Operation: Edenton, N. C., to Virginia-North Carolina State 
Line, destination Suffolk, Va., Highways Nos. 32 and 30. 

Elkin-Alleghany Bus Line, Inc., Elkin, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Winston-Salem to Sparta via Yadkinville, Brooks 
Cross Roads and Elkin, Highways Nos. 60 and 26. 

Ervin & Grady, Kinston, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Kinston to Washington via Greenville, Highways 
Nos. 11 and 91; Greenville to Wilson, Highway No. 91. 

E. T. & W. N. C. Motor Transportation Co., Johnson City, Tenn. 
Authorized Operation: Spruce Pine to N. C.-Tenn. State Line about three 
miles beyond Elk Part on route to Johnson City, Highway No. 69. 

Farmer, Milton (Colored), Goldsboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Raleigh to Warsaw via Goldsboro and Mount Olive, 
Highways Nos. 40 and 10. 

Farrar's Motor X-Press, Statesville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Statesville to North Wilkesboro, Highways Nos. 75 
and 67; Taylorsville to Hickory via Conover, Highways Nos. 67 and 10. 

Fort Bragg Coach Co., Fayetteville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Fayetteville to Fort Bragg, Highway No. 53. 

Franklin-Murfreesboro Bus Co., Inc., Franklin, Va. 

Authorized Operation: Murfreesboro to State Line, destination Franklin, 
Va., Highway No. 485. 

Fredrickson Motor Express Corporation, Charlotte, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Shelby, Highway No. 20; Charlotte to 
Statesville, Highway No. 26; Charlotte to Greensboro, Highways Nos. 15 
and 10; Charlotte to Lenoir via Lincolnton and Hickory, Highways Nos. 
27, 16, 10 and 17; Salisbury to Statesville, Highway No. 10; Lexington to 
Winston-iSalem, Highway No. 64; Shelby to Asheville, Chimney- Rock and 
Hendersonville, Highways Nos. 20, 28 and 29; Statesville to Winston- 
Salem, Highways Nos. 75 and 65. 

G. & W. Motor Express, Charlotte, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Hamlet, Highway No. 20; Charlotte to 
Rock Hill, S. C, Highways Nos. 26 and 261; Charlotte to Troy via Albe- 
marle and Mount Gilead, Highways Nos. 27, 74, 515, 51 and 74. 

Gilliam, A. A., Banner Elk, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Elk Park to Boone via Banner Elk and Vilas, High- 
ways Nos. 60 and 69. 

Goldsboro and Wilson Bus Line, Goldsboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Goldsboro to Wilson, Highway No. 40. 



240 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Granite City Bus Co., Inc., Mount Airy, N. C, 

Authorized Operation: Statesville to Mount Airy via Elkin, Highways Nos. 
26, 268 and 80. 

Greensboro-Fayetteville Bus Line, Inc., Asheboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Sanford to Rockingham, Highways Nos. 74 and 50; 
Greensboro to Fayetteville via Aberdeen and Asheboro, Highways Nos. 
70 and 24; Durham to Fayetteville via Chapel Hill, Pittsboro, Sanford, 
Jonesboro, Fort Bragg, Highways Nos. 75 and 53; Greensboro to Asheboro, 
Highway No. 70 ; Fayetteville to Kinston via Clinton, Warsaw, Kenansville, 
Highways Nos. 24 and 11. 

Hall, 0. v., Franklin, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Franklin to Bryson City, Highway No. 286. 

Hampton Roads Transportation Co., Elizabeth City, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Elizabeth City, N. C, to Virginia-North Carolina 
State Line via Moyock, Highway No. 34; Elizabeth City, N. C, to Virginia- 
N. C. State Line via South Mills, Highways Nos. 34 and 341. 

Hamrick & Company, Forest City, N, C. 

Authorized Operation: Marion, N. C., to State Line near Cliff side on route 

to Spartanburg, S. C, Highways Nos. 19 and 207; Rutherfordton to Tryon, 

Highway No. 19. 

Hayes Bus Lines, Inc., Columbia, S, C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte, N. C, to S. C. State Line via Waxhaw, 
Highways 20 and 25. 

Highway Motor Transit Co., Raleigh, N. C. (Leased to Safety Transit Lines, 

Inc.), August 5, 1926. 
Authorized Operation: Raleigh to Wilmington via Goldsboro, Highways 

Nos. 10 and 40. 

Hillsboro-Chapel Hill Bus Line, Hillsboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Chapel Hill to Virginia State Line via Hillsboro and 

Yanceyville, Highway No. 14; (Same route for both Passenger and Freight 

Lines). 

Hoyle's Bus Transfer, J. M., Gastonia, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Gastonia to Cramerton via Lowell, McAdenville and 
Ranlo, Highway No. 20. 

Hudson Touring Car Line, Brevard, N. C. (Operation has been temporarily 

discontinued.) 
Authorized Operation: Brevard to S. C. State Line, Highway No. 284 on 

route to Greenville, S. C. 

Huffman, W. R., Trenton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: From Trenton to other cities and towns. (Class F.) 

Huffstetler, E. A., Lincolnton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Gastonia to Lincolnton, Highway No. 16. 

Independent Coach Line, Inc., Waynesville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Murphy, Highway No. 10. 

Independent Touring Car Line, Inc., Asheville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Hendersonville, Highway No. 29. 

Inter-Carolinas Motor Bus Co., Inc., Gastonia, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Shelby to Morganton, Highway No. 18; Charlotte to 
Shelby, Highway No. 20; Gastonia to Cherryville via Bessemer City, High- 
way No. 20 and County Road; Charlotte to State Line near Fort Mill, 
S. C, to Rock Hill, Highways Nos. 26 and 261; Gastonia to Clover near 
State Line on to York and Rock Hill, S. C; Gastonia to Grover near State 
Line on to Gaffney and Spartanburg, S. C. 



MoTOE Vehicles 241 

Kirk's Motor Bus Lines, Inc., Salisbury, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Salisbury to Dukeville via East Spencer. 

Landreth, E. D., Greensboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Greensboro to Mount Gilead; Greensboro to Winston- 
Salem, Highway No. 60; Greensboro, Asheboro and Ramseur, Highways 
Nos. 70 and 75; Greensboro, Salisbury and Statesville; Highway No. 10; 
Charlotte, Salisbury, Albemarle, Badin, Highways Nos. 15, 80 and 21. . 

Leaksville-Danville Bus Line, Spray, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Leaksville, N. C, to State Line on route to Danville, 
Va. , . 

Leaksville-Reidsville Bus Line, Spray, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Reidsville to Leaksville, Highways Nos. 65 and 
709. 

Leigh & Durham, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Durham to Chapel Hill, Highway No. 75. 

Lenoir-Blowing Rock Line, Inc., Lenoir, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Lenoir to Morganton, Highway No. 18; Lenoir to 

North Wilkesboro, Highway No. 18; Boone to Hickory via Blowing Rock 

and Lenoir, Highway No. 17. 

Lone Trail Bus Line, Inc., Walnut, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville, N. C, to Tenn.-N. C. State Line on route 
to Johnson City, Tenn., Highways Nos. 20 and 29. 

Madison Bus Co., Marshall, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Marshall, N. C, via Weaverville and 
Mars Hill, Highways Nos. 29 and 69. 

Manous, T. M., Albemarle, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Concord to Albemarle via Mount Pleasant, Highway 
No. 74. . . 

Miller, S. H. & Son, Canton, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Asheville to Waynesville via Canton, Highway No. 
10. 

Miller Transfer Company, West Jefferson, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Boone to Sparta via West Jefferson, Highway, No. 69. 

Mitchell, J. E., Windsor, N. C, or Wakefield, Va/ 

Authorized Operation: Washington to Aulander, Highway No. 30; Wash- 
ington to Belhaven, Highway No. 91. 

Moses, Allen (Colored), Goldsboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Goldsboro to Kinston, Highway No. 10. 

McPherson Bus Line, Elizabeth City, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Elizabeth City to State Line, destination Norfolk, 
Va., Highways Nos. 34 and 341; Elizabeth City to Edenton, Highway 342; 
Elizabeth City to State Line, destination Norfolk, Va., Highway No. 34 
via Camden, Belcross, Gregory, Shawboro, Snowden and Moyock. 

Nash Bus Line, Wilson, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Wilson to Rocky Mount via Elm City and Sharps- 
burg, Highway No. 40. 

Norfolk-Carolina Bus Corporation (Colored), Norfolk, Va. 
Authorized Operation: Bliza;beth City to Norfolk, Highway No. 34. 

Orange Bus Line, Oxford, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Durham to Henderson via Oxford and Oxford to 

State Line, Highways Nos. 75 and 57, to Chase City, Va. Operating only 

Durham to Henderson. 

16 



242 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Piedmont Bus Line, Greensboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Greensiboro to Mayodan via Stokesdale and Madison; 
Greensboro to Sanford, Highway No. 60. 

Red Star Bus Line, High Point, N. C. 
Authorized Operation: High Point to Asheboro via Randleman, High- 
ways Nos. 77 and 70. 

Red Top Bus Line, Greenville, S. C. 

Authorized Operation: Hendersonville, N. C. to State Line at Chestnut 
Springs on route to Greenville, S. C., Highway No. 29. 

Rhyne, Ray R., Dallas, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Dallas to Gastonia, Highway No. 16. 

Royal Blue Transportation Company, Inc., Greensboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Greensboro, N. C. to Danville, Va., Highway No. 70. 

Safety Transit Line, Inc., Raleigh, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Raleigh to Weldon via Wake Forest, Henderson, 
Norlina, Warrenton, Littleton and Roanoke Rapids, Highways Nos. 50, 58, 
48, and 40; Franklinton to Nashville via Louisburg and Castalia, Highways 
Nos. 56 and 58; Rocky Mount to Spring Hope via Nashville, Highway 
No. 90. 

Seashore Transportation Company, Kinston, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Wilmington to New Bern, Highway No. 30; Golds- 
boro to Morehead City, Highways Nos. 10 and 101, also by Nos. 10, 12, 30 
to New Bern thence via 10 and 101 to Morehead City; New Bern to Wash- 
ington, Highways Nos. 30 and 91; New Bern to Oriental, Highway No. 302; 
New Bern to Beaufort via Havelock, Highway No. 10. 

Shore Bros. Transfer Co., Boone, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: North Wilkesboro to Zionville via Boone, Highway 

No. 60; Vilas to Elk Park via Valle Crucis and Banner Elk, Highway No. 

69; Boone to Todd, Highway No. 69. 

Shouse, W. S., Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Reidsville to Winston-Salem, Highway No. 65. 

Shugart, C. A., Statesville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Statesville to Elkin, Highway No. 26. 

Smith-Kirby Transfer, Lenoir, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Hickory to Boone via Lenoir and Blowing Rock, 

Highway No. 17; Lenoir to Statesville via Taylorsville, Highways Nos. 

18 and 75; Morganton to North Wilkesboro via Lenoir, Highway No. 18; 

Blowing Rock to Linville, Highway No. 175. 

Southerland Brothers, Goldsboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Goldsboro to Washington via Kinston and Green- 
ville, Highways Nos. 10, 11, and 91. 

Southern Coach Company, Greensboro, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Greensboro to Charlotte, Highways Nos. 10 and 15. 

Statesville-Salisbury Coach Co., Statesville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Salisbury to Statesville, Highway No. 10. 

Statesville-Taylorsville-Lenoir Bus Line, Taylorsville, N. C. 
Authorized Operation: Statesville to Lenoir via Taylorsville, Highways 
Nos. 18 and 75. 

Swan Quarter-Belhaven Motor Bus Line, Swan Quarter, N. C. 
Authorized Operation: Swan Quarter to Belhaven, Highway No. 91. 

Taylor & Barr Bus Line, Seven Mile Ford, Va. 

Authorized Operation: West Jefferson to Virginia State Line, destination 
Chilhowie, Va., via Grassy Creek, Grumpier and Healing Springs, Highway 

No. 68. 



Motor Vehicles 243 

Teague Brothers Taxi Co., Boone, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Boone, N. C, via Zionville to Bristol, Tenn., High- 
Way No. 60. 

Transit Corporation of Norfolk, Norfolk, Va. 

Authorized Operation: Rocky Mount via Weldon, Highways Nos. 40, 48 and 
485 to State Line, destination Franklin and Norfolk, Va.; Rocky Mount 
via Tarboro, Highways Nos. 90, 12, 125, 305 and 30 from Aulander to State 
Line via Winton, Catesville and Sunbury; Rocky Mount, via Tarboro, 
Highway No. 90 to Bethel and Williamston; Greenville to Bethel, High- 
way No. 11. 

Truck Transfer Co., Bristol, Va.-Tenn. 

Authorized Operation: Route 194 from Tenn.-N. C. State Line near Elk 

Park, N. C. via Cranberry, Highway No. 69 to Spruce Pine and Burnsville 

to Forks of Ivy, thence No. 29 via Weaverville over Route 20 to Asheville; 

Route 194 Cranberry to Newland, thence over Highway No. 175 to Blowing 

Rock; Elk Park via Route No. 69 to Banner Elk. 

Tuckaseegee Bus Line, Sylva, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Sylva to Rich Mountain (County Road). 

Viall and Green, Southern Pines, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Southern Pines to Pinehurst and Southern Pines 
to Aberdeen, Highway No. 50. 

Waller, H. W., Albemarle, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Salisbury to Albemarle, Highway No. 80. 

Waller and Caudle, Albemarle, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Albemarle to Wadesboro, Highway No. 80. 

Washam, J. Marion, Mooresville, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Mooresville to Kannapolis (County Roads). 

White Bus Line, Inc., Concord, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Winston-Salem, via Statesville over 
Highways Nos. 26, 75 and 65. 

White Star Bus Line Company, Albemarle, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Charlotte to Albemarle, Highway No. 27. 

Williamson, J. L., Smokemont, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Smokemont to Bryson City, via Cherokee and Ela, 
Highways Nos. 107 and 10. 

Wilson-Greenville Bus Line, Wilson, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Wilson to Greenville, via Farmville, Highway No. 91. 

Winston-Elkin Motor Express, Elkin, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: Winston-Salem to Elkin, Highways Nos. 26 and 60. 

Woodie Transfer Line, The, West Jefferson, N. C. 

Authorized Operation: West Jefferson to North Wilkesboro, Highways Nos. 
60 and 68. Same route for freight line. 



PART TWO 



COMPILATION FROM ANNUAL STATISTICAL REPORTS OF ALL RAILROAD COMPANIES 

OPERATING IN NORTH CAROLINA, SHOWING CAPITALIZATION, OPERATING 

REVENUES, ETC., FOR YEARS ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1924 AND 1925. 



Part II— 1 



ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY 

Compilation of Railroad Returns for the Years Ending December 31, 1&24 and 1925 
PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




J. R. Kenly 


Wilmington, N. C. 






Wilmington, N. C. 




George B. Elliott 


Wilmington, N. C. 




R. A. Brand 


Wilmington, N. C. 




H. L. Borden 


New York, N. Y. 




P. R. Albright 


Wilmington, N. C. 




T. F. Darden 


Wilmington, N. C. 




H. L. Borden 


New York, N. Y. 




John T. Reid 






George B. Elhott .-. 


Wilmington, N. C. 




W. D. McCaig 

P. R. Albright 


Wilmington, N. C. 




Wilmington, N. C. 




J. E. Willoughby 


Wilmington, N. C. 




C. S. Morse 


Wilmington, N. C. 




R. D. Hawkins 


Wilmington, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

H. Walters, Baltimore, Md.; George C. Jenkins, Baltimore, Md.; Waldo Newcomer, Baltimore, Md.; 
J. J. Nelligan, Baltimore, Md.; F. B. Adams, New York, N. Y.; F. W. Scott, Richmond, Va.; F. K. 
Borden, Goldsboro, N. C.; Lyman Delano, Wilmington, N. C.; George B. Elhott, Wilmington, N. C.; 
Donald McRae, Wilmington, N. C.; W. W. MacKall, Savannah, Ga.; H. L. Borden, New York, N. Y.; 
J. R. Kenly, Wilmington, N. C. 



HISTORY 

1. Exact name of common carrier making this report: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. 

2. Date of organization: The existing records of the company do not show the date of organization. 
The organization was doubtless effected soon after March 14, 1836, the date that the charter was 
granted by the General Assembly of Virginia. 

3. Under laws of what government, state or territory organized? If more than one, name them. 
Give reference to each statute and all amendments thereof: 

Chartered and organized as Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company by and under an act of 
the General Assembly of Virginia passed March 14, 1836, being chapter 121 of the Acts of 1835-36. 
Amended by Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia as follows: Chapter 51, session 1853-54, passed 
February 16, 1854; chapter 218, session 1865-66, passed December 12, 1865; chapter 74, session 1866-67, 
passed January 18> 1867; chapter 17, session 186^-70, approved March 5, 1870; chapter 635, session 1897- 
98, approved March 1, 1898; chapter 18, session 1899-1900, approved January, 12, 1900. 

Under 'the Act of the General Assembly of Virginia approved March 1, 1898, the Richmond and Peters- 
burg Railroad Company purchased by deed from the Petersburg Railroad Company all of the prop- 
erty, rights, powers, privileges and franchises of the said Petersburg Railroad Company, which then 
became merged into the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company. The Petersburg Railroad 
Company had been chartered by an act of the General Assembly of Virginia passed February 10, 1830. 
Under the authority of said Act of March 1, 1898, the name of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad 
Company was, November 21, 1898, changed to Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company of Virginia. 
April 21, 1900, the railroads, property, appurtenances and franchises of the Norfolk and Carohna Rail- 
road Company, the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company, and the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 
Company of South Carolina were merged with and sold to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company 
of Virginia, and the name of the company was changed to Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company; 
all under authority of said act of the General Assembly of Virginia, approved January 12, 1900, and 
chapter 105 of the Private Laws of North Carolina, session 1899, ratified February 24, 1899, and article 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



3 of chapter 51 of the Civil Statute Laws of South Carolina, and chapter 50 of the Statutes at Large of 
South Carohna, approved March 9, 1896. 

The Norfolk and Carohna Railroad Company had been incorporated as the Chowan and Southern 
Railroad Company by act of the General Assembly of Virginia approved May 5, 1887, and under an 
amendment approved January 27, 1888, the name was changed to Norfolk and Carohna Railroad 
Company. The Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company had been chartered as the Wilmington 
and Raleigh Railroad Company by an act of the General Assembly of North Carolina ratified January 
3, 1834, and under an amendment ratified February 14, 1855, the name was changed to Wilmington and 
Weldon Railroad Company. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company of South Carolina had been 
chartered by an act of the General Assembly of South Carolina approved March 5, 1887. Under articles 
of agreement, consolidation and merger, made and entered into April 10, 1902, all of the capital stock, 
property and franchise of the Savannah, Florida and Western Railroad Company was merged with and 
sold to the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company. The said merger and sale of said properties of 
Savannah, Florida and Western Railway Company being into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 
Company, which was then and there a Virginia corporation, and being made on the part of the Atlantic, 
Coast Line Company, under authority of its charter, the said acts of the General Assembly of Virginia 
approved January 12, 1900, which said charter limited its actions thereunder to the acquisition by it 
of other railroad companies, by way of merger of such other railroad into their absorption by it, the 
said Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and being authorized on the part of the other States in which the 
lines of the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway Company were incorporated by various statutes 
providing for and authorizing the merger, sale, and acquisition of such hnes by other railroad companies, 
and in particular by article 3 of chapter 50 of the Code of South Carolina of 1902, and section 2179 of the 
Code of Georgia of 1895, and section 2248 of the Code of Florida, 1892, and chapter 4615, Laws of Florida 
of 1897, approved June 5, 1897, and S'ection 1169 of the Code of Alabama of 1896, as amended by the acts 
approved February 7th, Laws of 1899. The Savannah, Florida and Western Railway Company had 
been chartered November 25, 1879, under the provisions of a general act of the Legislature of the State 
of Georgia, approved February 29, 1876, and this charter was amended by an act of the General Assembly 
of the State of Georgia approved September 13, 1891. 

Since April, 1902, the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company has lawfully acquired the property 
rights, powers, privileges and franchises of the following companies: 

St. Johns and Lake Eustis Railroad Company, by deed dated June 12, 1902. This company on June 
8, 1896, filed application for charter under the laws of the State of Florida, and this charter was issued 
on September 5, 1896. The purchase of this property was made under authority of said act of the 
General Assembly of Virginia of January 12, 1900, and section 2246 of the Revised Statutes of Florida, 
1892, and chapter 4615 of the Laws of Florida, 1897, approved June 5, 1897. 

The Florida Southern Railroad Company, by deed dated March 19, 1903. This company on April 
27, 1892, filed application for charter under the general laws of Florida, and on the same date this 
charter was issued. The purchase of this property was made under th^ same authority as in the case of 
St. Johns and Lake Eustis Railroad Company. 

The Sanford and St. Petersburg Railroad Company, by deed dated March 19, 1903. This company 
on August 12, 1893, filed application for charter under the general laws of Florida, and this charter was 
issued October 26, 1893, and amended January 21, 1901. The purchase of this property was made under 
the same authority as in the case of St. Johns and Lake Eustis Railroad Company. 

Jacksonville and Southwestern Railroad Company, by deed dated July 28, 1904. This company 
on February 4, 1899, filed apphcation for charter under the general laws of Florida, and this charter 
was issued March 11, 1899, and amended by certificate filed with and approved by the Secretary of State 
of Florida May 9, 1900. The purchase of this property was made under the same authority as in the 
case of St. Johns and Lake Eustis Railroad Company. 

The Winston and Bone Valley Railroad Company, by deed dated February 18, 1909. This company 
on December 21, 1892, filed apphcation for charter under the general laws of the State of Florida, and 
this charter was issued on the same date. The purchase of this property was made under authority of 
said act of the General Assembly of Virginia of January 12, 1900, and sections 2812 and 2815 of the 
General Statutes of Florida, 1906. 

The Conway, Coast and Western Railroad Company, by deed dated July 1, 1912. This company 
was incorporated as the Conway and Seashore Railroad Company by an act of the General Assembly 
of South Carolina approved February 28, 1899. Under authority of the General Laws of South 
Carolina, the Secretary of State of South Carolina on July 28, 1904, granted an amendment of the charter 
and under said amendment the name of the company was changed to Conway, Coast and Western 
Railroad Company. The purchase of this property was made under authoritj- of said acts of the General 
Assembly of Virginia approved January 12, 1900, and No. 446 of the acts of the General Assembly of 
South Carolina, session of 1912. 



ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY 



Property of Sanford and Everglades Railroad Company, except its franchise, by deed of October 

15, 1913. This company was incorporated July 31, 1908, under the laws of the State of Florida. The 
purchase of this property was made under authority of said act of the General Assembly of Virginia 
of January 12, 1900, and sections 2812 and 2815 of the General Statutes of the State of Florida, 1906, as 
amended. 

Property formerly belonging to the Florida Central Railroad Company between Fincher and Fanlew, 
in Florida, which was sold under foreclosure and conveyed to this company by deed, dated 
February 27, 1915, from the purchaser at said foreclosure sale. The purchase of this property was 
made under authority of said act of General Assembly of Virginia approved January 12, 1900, and 
sections 2812 and 2815 of the General Statutes of Florida, 1905, as amended. 

By an order entered June 3, 1924, the Interstate Commerce Commission authorized this company 
and Louisville and Nashville Railroad, to jointly lease the railroad extending from Elkhorn City, 
Ky., to Spartanburg, South Carolina, operated by Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. Under 
this authority the properties, rights and franchises of Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway, Caro- 
lina, CHnchfield and Ohio Railway of South CaroHna and Chnchfield Northern Railway of Kentucky 
(except the franchises to be corporations) were leased to this company and the Louisville and Nash- 
ville Railroad Company, jointly for 999 years from May 11, 1923, by indenture of lease dated October 

16, 1924, and the properties dehvered to the lessees on October 16, 1924. The leased properties are now 
being operated for the lessees by a separate organization known as Clinchfield Railroad Company. 

By an order entered June 6, 1925, the Interstate Commerce Commission authorized this company 
to lease the railroad extending from Moore Haven, Florida, to Clewiston, Florida, operated by Moore 
Haven and Clewiston Railway Company. Under this authority all of the railroad property and 
franchises of the Moore Haven and Clewiston Railway Company, except its franchise to be a corpora- 
tion, were leased to Atlantic Coast Line Railroad for a term of 99 years, beginning July 1, 1925. The 
leased properties are now being operated by the lessee. 

During the year the respondent and L. & N. Railroad Company were lessees, jointly, of the property 
known as Georgia Railroad and of the property leased from C, C & O. Railway and others. These 
leased properties were each operated by separate operating organizations; that of the Georgia Rail- 
road having existed for many years and that of the Clinchfield being in accordance with the require- 
ments of Finance Docket 3131. 



N. C. COEPOEATION COMMISSION 
ROAD OPERATED-ENTIRE LINE 





1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) 


4,707.37 


4,727.76 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— ENTIRE LINE 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, permile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included). 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid _.. 




782,900.00 
14,611.74 

722,230.00 
33,080.51 

405,523.46 
34,075.40 

119,883.50 
14,920.55 
48,995.95 

785,921.31 

335,125.77 

450,795.54 
16,807.80 
12,399.45 

288,726.36 

382,633.80 
11,773.39 

628,505 
4,599.85 




1925 



68,782, 

14 

154,989 

32 

241,118 

35 

73,270 

15 

51 

93,997 

64,966 

29,031 

19 

13 

64,657 

26,584 

13 

5,378 

5 



,900.00 

,548.72 

,930.00 

,783.97 

,704.05 

,502.68 

,557.77 

,523.58 

,026.26 

,697.79 

,121.44 

,576.35 

,220.51 

,284.17 

,121.06 

,680.16 

,220.99 

,564 

,435.98 



.03458 
i, 600, 000.00 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 238; Professional, clerical and 
general, 3,371; Maintenance of way and structures, 6,483; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 8,240; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 3,790; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 305; Transportation (train and engine service), 4,199. Total 26,626. 

Employees (1925): Number — Executives, officials and staff assistants, 247; Professional, clerical and 
general, 3,584; Maintenance of way and structures, 6,416; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 8,569; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 3,569; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 315; Transportation (train and engine service), 4,758. Total 27,458. 



ATLANTIC COAST LINE KAILEOAD COMPANY 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 



Main line and branches (miles)- 




1925 



1,028.3 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— NORTH CAROLINA 





1924 


1925 


*Capital stock 


S 14,723,373.65 

14,611.74 

33,333,245.00 

33,080.50 

34,335,736.05 

34,075.40 

15,034,543.00 

14,920.55 

48,995.95 

19,629,943.96 

14,481,636.89 

5,148,307.07 

19,374.20 

14,292.97 

14,401,138.66 

4,989,026.83 

14,213.52 

1,972,243 

4,924.03 


$ 14,960,448.77 


*Capital stock, per mile ,_ .. . .. 


14,548.72 


*Funded debt 


33,711,756 35 


*Funded debt, per -mile 


32,783.97 


*Cost of road 


36,507,405.84 


*Cost of road, per mile 


35,502.68 


*Cost of equipment 


15,962,897.31 


*Cost of equipment, per mile 


15,523.58 


*Cost of road and equipment, per mile -- 


51,026.26 


Operating revenue 


20,593,553.84 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 


14,234,077.21 


Net operating revenue 


6,359,476.62 


Operating revenue, per mile _ 


20,003.84 


Operating expenses, per mile 


13,826.47 


Total freight revenue 


14,877,792.33 


Total passenger train service revenue 


5,260,246.38 


Freight revenue, per mile. . . . 


14,451.75 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


1,789,252 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


5,109.61 


Revenue from other sources .. - 




Average receipts per passenger, per mile 


.03448 
1,084,729.95 


.03463 


Taxes paid, North Carolina . . 


1,272,465.37 







*Estimated on mileage basis. 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY 

PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 






Norfolk, Va. 








Vice-President- .. -.. .. 


E. D. Kyle . 


Norfolk, Va. 


Secretary 


M S Hawkins 


Norfolk, Va 


Treasurer 


J F George 


Norfolk, Va 


General Counsel 


W B Rodman 


Norfolk, Va 


General Auditor 


J C. Nelms, Jr. 


Norfolk, Va. 




F. P. Pelter 


Norfolk, Va. 




F. L. Nicholson,. - 


Norfolk, Va. 






A. C. Adams--.- -. - 


Norfolk, Va. 




(Electric lines).. 


L. B. Wickersham 


Norfolk, Va. 






Norfolk, Va. 











DIRECTORS 

Philip Allen, Providence, R. I.; Frederic Bull, New York, N. Y.; Lewis L. Clarke, New York, 
N. Y.; C. E. Foy, New Bern, N. C; E. C. Granbury, New York, N. Y.; Miles F. Figgott, New York, 
N. Y.; George W. Hill, New York, N. Y.; Alvin W. Kuch, New York, N. Y.; Luke V. Lockwood, New 
York, N. Y.; George A. Loyall, Norfolk, Va.; S. M. Nicholson, Providence, R. I.; Marsden J. Perry, 
Providence, R. I.; Marsden J. Perry, Jr., Providence, R. I.; R. H. Swartwout, New York, N. Y. ; John 
T. Terry, New York, N. Y.; Ernest Williams, Lynchburg, Va. 



HISTORY 

1. Exact name of common carrier making this report: Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. 

2. Date of organization: April 30, 1910. (Charter filed May 2, 1910). 

3. Under laws of what government, state or territory organized? If more than one, name all. 
Give specific reference to each statute and all amendments thereof: 

Virginia, pursuant to provisions of an act of the General Assembly of Virginia entitled "An Act 
Concerning Corporations," which became a law the 21st day of May, 1903, and amendments thereto. 

4. If a consolidated or merging company, name all constituent and all merged companies. Give 
specific reference to charters or general laws governing organization of each, and all amendments of 
same: 

NORFOLK AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY 

Organized June 1, 1891, under North Carohna General Law; certificates filed May, 1891. Norfolk 
and Southern Railroad Company, Albemarle and Pantego Railroad Company, and Elizabeth City 
and Norfolk Railroad Company. Charter granted by State of North Carohna January 20, 1870, 
amended January 24, 1874, March 7, 1878, January 20, 1883, January 31, 1883. Ratified by State of 
Virginia, February 23, 1875, March 3, 1882, March 6, 1882, February 3, 1888. Amended in State of North 
Carohna March 2, 1889, March 11, 1889, March 10, 1891. Albemarle and Pantego Railroad Company 
charter granted by North Carolina March 2, 1891. Authorized by resolutions of respective boards 
of directors June 1, 1891, and authorized by General Law of North Carolina, being noncompetitive 
roads. 

MERGER OF NORFOLK AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY AxND ALBEMARLE 
AND PANTEGO RAILROAD COMPANY 

Norfolk and Southern Railroad Company foreclosed by sale April 1, 1891. Organized January 20, 
1870, as the Ehzabeth City and Norfolk Railroad Company. Name changed by legislative enactment 
January 31, 1883, to Norfolk Southern Railroad Company. 

The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Southern Railroad was purchased by this C3mpany on Novembar 
1, 1899, and merged into it. The Washington and Plymouth Railroad was purchased by this company 



NOKFOLK SOUTHEKN RAILROAD COMPANY 



on Januarj' 15, 1904, operated until March 31, 1904, as an independent line, and merged into this com- 
pany on April 1, 1904. On December 12, 1904, Chesapeake Transit Company, an electric Hne operated 
between Norfolk and Virginia Beach (23.55 miles), was acquired and merged with this company. 

VIRGINIA AND CAROLINA COAST RAILROAD COMPANY 

Organized June 30, 1905, under an act of the General Assembly, State of Virginia, entitled "An Act 
Governing Corporations," which became a law on the 21st day of May, 1903. 

Suffolk and CaroHna Railway Company organized under the laws of the States of Virginia and 
North Carohna, February 26, 1874, by virtue of authority of act of the General Assembly, State of 
Virginia, .session 1872-74, chapter 185, approved March 19, 1873, incorporating Nansemond Land, 
Lumber and Narrow Gauge Railway Company; session 1883-84, page 236, chapter 192, approved 
February 26, 1884, amended and ref'nacted the above act, changing the corporate name to the Suffolk 
and Carolina Railway Company; session 1885-86, page 109, chapter 114, approved February 12, 1886, 
amended and reenacted the charter of the Suffolk and Carohna Railway Company. 

Incorporated under the laws of the State of North Carolina, September 24, 1884; session 1887, chapter 
94, page 181, confirms and continues the charter and franchises and corporate privileges, and grants 
additional powers, etc. ; session 1889, chapter 272, page 277, grants additional powers, etc. 

Caroliila Coast Railroad Company, incorporated under authority chapter 49 of Code of North 
Carohna and ratified by the General Assembly of State of North Carohna, March 5, 1903. Merged 
January 27, 1906, under authority conferred by an act of General Assembly of the State of Virginia, 
which became a law on the 21st day of May, 1903, under which law this company was organized and 
an agreement of merger between the stockholders of the Virginia and Carolina Coast Railroad Com- 
pany and Suffolk and Carolina Railway Company and Carolina Coast Railroad Company, dated 
January 10, 1906, and in conformity to an instrument dated January 27, 1906, authorizing said merger 
by the State of Virginia. 

ATLANTIC AND NORTH CAROLINA COMPANY 

Organized May 19, 1903, as Rowland Improvement Company, chartered by Private Laws of North 
Carohna, 1903, chapter 271. Amended Laws 1905, Private, chapter 86, ratified February 15, 1905. 
All amendments thereof. North Carohna. 

PAMLICO, ORIENTAL AND WESTERN RAILROAD COMPANY 

Organized March 9, 1891, under Laws of the State of North Carohna, chapter 461, Laws of 1891 
Amended January 27, 1902. 

November 28, 1906, the Norfolk and Southern Railroad, the Virginia and Carolina Coast Railroad 
the Raleigh and Pamlico Sound Railroad, and the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad Company 
consolidated into one corporation, entitled the Norfolk and Southern Railway Company, as per 
agreement of consohdation dated October 29, 1906, filed in the office of the Secretary of State of North 
Carolina and in the office of the Corporation Commission of Virginia. 

RALEIGH, CHARLOTTE AND SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 

Organized October 3, 1911 (charter ratified by General Assembly of North Carolina, March 7, 1911), 
under an act of the General Assembly of the State of North Carohna entitled "An Act to Incorporate 
the Raleigh, Charlotte and Southern Railway Company." 

This company consolidated with the Raleigh and Southport Railway Company, Durham and 
Charlotte Railroad Company, Sanford and Troy Railroad, and Aberdeen and Asheboro Railroad 
Companj'. The Raleigh and Southport Railway Company received its charter under chapter 304 of 
the Private Laws of North Carolina of the year 1905. The Durham and Charlotte Railroad Company 
received its charter under chapter 158 of the Private Laws of North Carolina of the session of 1893. 
The Sanford and Troy Railroad received its charter under the General Laws of the State of North 
Carohna of 1909. The Aberdeen and Asheboro Railroad Company received its charter under chapter 
415 of the Private Laws of the State of North Carohna, session 1907, under an act to consohdate the 
Aberdeen and West End Railroad Company, the Aberdeen and Montgomery Railroad Company, 
and the Jackson Springs Railroad Company. This charter was amended by chapter 148 of the session 
of 1909 under an act to amend charter of the Aberdeen and Asheboro Railroad. 

All the above consohdations were made by agreement dated February 1, 1912, by authority of the 
stockholders. 

The Raleigh, Charlotte and Southern Railway Company were merged with the Norfolk Southern 
Railroad Companj^ January 1, 1914. 



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N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 
ROAD OPERATED-ENTIRE LINE 





1924 


1925 




790.26 


790.26 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.-ENTIRE LINE 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of Road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included). 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile ^ 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 




16,000 

20 

16,882 

21 

27,144 

34 

5,937 

7 

41 

9,291 

6,932 

2,359 

9 

7 

7,495 

1,577 

8 

1,655 

1 



,000.00 
,246.36 
,644.62 
,363.40 
179.52 
348.43 
056.36 
512.78 
861.21 
928.45 
095 .49 
1,832.96 
971.16 
438.83 
904 .52 
,373.96 
,043.85 
224 
692.68 



.03073 
511,781.75 



1925 



16,000 

20 

16,641 

21 

27,336 

34 

5,905 

7 

42 

9,131 

6,686 

2,445 

9 

7 

7,595 

1,325 

8 

1,334 

1 



,000.00 

,246.36 

,936.62 

,058.81 

,431.53 

,591.69 

,385.10 

,472.71 

,064.40 

,877.63 

,087.82 

,789.81 

,799.41 

,174.84 

,415.71 

,369.56 

,150.64 

,231 

,422.25 



.03082 
531,490.96 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 43; Professional, clerical and 
general, 462; Maintenance of way and structures, 729; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 723; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 589; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 23; Transportation (train and engine service), 534. Total 3,103. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 44; Professional, clerical and 
general, 440; Maintenance of way and structures, 735; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 664; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 579; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 26; Transportation (train and engine service), 530. Total 3, 018. J 



NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY 
ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 



11 





1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) - . - 


679.97 


679.97 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— NORTH CAROLINA 





1924 


1925 


*CapitaI stock- .. ........ ...... 


$ 13,866,917.40 

20,246.36 

14,526,471.09 

21,363.40 

23,355,901.94 

34,348.43 

5,108,654.96 

7,512.78 

41,861.21 

8,203,995.92 

6,093,108.77 

2,110,887.15 

10,019.05 

7,441.15 

6,789,690.91 

1,301,448.23 

8,291.84 

810,746 

1,589.38 


$ 13,866,917.40 


*Capital stock, per mile ... . . ... 


20,246.36 


♦Funded debt 


14,319,359.03 


*Funded debt, per mile .. . ... . . 


21,058.81 


*Cost of road-- .. . . ....... 


23,521,311.44 


*Cost of road, per mile 


34,591.69 


*Cost of equipment . . . . . ... 


5,081,218.61 


*Cost of equipment, per mile 


7,472.71 


*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


42,064.40 


Operating revenue 


7,986,646.30 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


5,847,822.42 


Net operating revenue 


2,138,823.88 


Operating revenue, per mile 


9,753.61 


Operating expenses, per mile 


7,141.59 


Total Freight revenue 


6,797,772.80 


Total passenger train service revenue 


1,072,554.89 


Freight revenue, per mile 


8,301.71 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


616,388 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


1,309.85 


Revenue from other sources - 




Average receipts per passenger, per mile 


.03308 
434,063.16 


.03315 


Taxes paid, North Carolina. 


463,159.11 







''Estimated on mileage basis. 



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N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 



ATLANTIC & NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY 

Leased by Norfolk Southern Railroad Company 
OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




A. D. O'Bryan 

Austin McCormick 

Stacey Brewer 

H L Godwin -- - 


Beaufort, N. C. 




Sanford, N. C. 




Vass, N. C. 


General Counsel 


Dunn, N. C. 


Expert 


T. Boddie Ward 


Wilson, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

A. D. O'Bryan, Beaufort, N. C; H. D. Bateman, Wilson, N. C; Mrs. Palmer Jerman, Raleigh, 
N. C; C. B. Park, Raleigh, N. C; Dr. Thurman Kitchin, Wake Forest, N. C; D. H. Collins, Greens- 
boro, N. C; J. Laurence Jones, Charlotte, N. C; W. D. LaRoque, Kinston, N. C; J. Y. Joyner, La- 
Grange, N. C; L. H. Cutler, New Bern, N. C; George P. Folk, Raleigh, N. C; C. L. Ives, New 
Bern, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 20, 1854. Original charter, chapter 136, Public Laws of North Carolina, 1852- 
53. Amended by chapter 232, Pubhc Laws of North Carohna, 1854-55. 



ROAD OPERATED 








1924-1925 




95.818 






CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




1924-1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 



$1,797,200.00 

18,756.39 

325,000.00 

3,391.85 

1,797,200.00 

18,756.39 

325,000.00 

3,391.85 

22,148.24 



Note. — This road is operated by Norfolk Southern Railroad Company, and revenues, operating 
expenses, and other information are included in their report. 



SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY 



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SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY 

PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


S. Davies Warfield. - - 


Baltimore, Md. 


First Vice-President 


Charles R. Capps . - - 


Norfolk, Va. 


Vi ce-Presi dent 


M. H. CahilL 


Savannah, Ga. 




M. J. Caples 


Norfolk, Va. 




W. R. Bonsai 


Charleston, S. C. 


Vice-President 


L. R. Powell, Jr 


Baltimore, Md. 




W. L. Seddon 


Norfolk, Va. 




W. L. Stanley 






Robert L. Nutt 


New York, N. Y. 




Robert L. Nutt 


New York, N. Y. 


General Counsel at New York 

General Counsel at Washington 


Hornblower, Miller & Garrison_ 


New York, N. Y. 


James F. Wright 


Norfolk, Va. 


General Auditor 


L. L. Knight 

W. D. Faucette 


Portsmouth, Va. 




Norfolk, Va. 


Chief of Motive Power and Equipment- - 
Assistant to Vice-President 


J. E. O'Brien 


Norfolk, Va. 


R. P. Jones 


Baltimore, Md. 



DIRECTORS 

Frankhn Q. Brown, New York, N. Y.; W. T. Rosen, New York, N. Y.; W. E. Hooper, New York, 
N. Y.; F. N. B. Close, New York, N. Y.; James C. Colgate, New York, N. Y.; C. Sidney Shepard, 
New Haven, Conn.; Mills B. Lane, Savannah, Ga.; L. F. Loree, New York, N. Y.; Robert F. Maddox, 
Atlanta, Ga.; J. Wm. Middendorf, Baltimore, Md.; Robert L. Nutt, New York, N. Y.; L. R. Powell, 
Jr., Baltimore, Md.; Robert C. Ream, New York, N. Y.; J. P. Tahaferro, Jacksonville, Fla.; S. Davies 
Warfield, Baltimore, Md.; A. H. Woodard, Woodard, Ala.; D. F. Yoakum, New York, N. Y. 



HISTORY 

1. Exact name of common carrier making this report: Seaboard Air Line Railway. 

2. Date of organization: August 5, 1897, as Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina Railroad Company, 
successor to Virginia and Carolina Railroad Company, which latter was incorporated by Acts of 
General Assembly of Virginia, February 23, 1882, and of North Carolina, February 7, 1883. Receivers 
appointed and assumed charge of properties January 2, 1908. Adjustment plan approved and decree 
directing receivers to turn over the property and business under their control to Seaboard Air Line 
Railway at midnight, November 4, 1909, entered and filed October 18, 1909. Conditions prescribed in 
said decree duly complied with, and decree discharging receiver entered and filed December 18, 1909. 

3. Under laws of what government, state or territory organized? If more than one, name all. 
Give specific reference to each statute and all amendments thereof: 

Virginia, February 23, 1882, as Virginia and Carolina Railroad Company, and North Carohna, 
February 7, 1883, as Virginia and Carolina Railroad Company, the purchaser of whose property and fran- 
chises at judicial sale became incorporated as Richmond, Petersburg and Carolina Railroad Company, 
which, by Act of Virginia Assembly, January 12, 1900, and Act of North Carolina Assembly, January, 
31, 1899, became legal successors of Virginia and Carolina Railroad Company. Change of name to 
Seaboard Air Line Railway authorized by Circuit Court of City of Richmond, Virginia, April 10, 1900. 

4. If a consohdated or a merging company, name all constituent and all merging companies. 
Give specific reference to charters or general laws governing organization of each, and all amendments 
of same. 

The following constitutent companies were parties to the consolidation effected November 7, 1901, 
forming Seaboard Air Line Railway: 

SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY, organized as Richmond, Petersburg and Carohna Railroad 
Company, successor to Virginia and Carolina Railroad Company. Incorporated under laws of Virginia, 
Acts February 23, 1882, amended March 6, 1886, February 24, 1888, February 12, 1890; consohdation 
authorized by Act of January 12, 1900; of North Carohna, Acts of February 7, 1883, January 31, 1899, 
February 22, 1899; consohdation authorized by Act of February 27, 1901. 



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RALEIGH AND GASTON RAILROAD COMPANY, incorporated under laws of North Caro- 
lina, Act of January 29, 1851, amended and enlarged by Acts of December 25, 1852, January 20, 1855, 
February 23, 1861, December 16, 1865, January 19, 1866, March 4, 1867, December 4, 1871, March 1, 1897; 
consohdation authorized by Act of February 16, 1899, as am.ended by Act ratified February 24, 1899. 

RALEIGH AND AUGUSTA AIR LINE RAILROAD COMPANY, to which name was changed, 
by Act ratified December 13, 1871, -organized as Chatham Railroad Company, under laws of North 
Carolina, Act of February 15, 1861, amended, modified, and enlarged by Acts of February 23, 1861, 
February 5, 1863, January 30, 1862, February 10, 1862, August 3, 1868, August 15, 1868, April 10, 1869, 
April 1, 1871, December 13, 1871, February 23, 1885, March 6, 1891; consohdation authorized by Act of 
February 16, 1899. 

CAROLINA CENTRAL RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under the laws of North Carolina, 
Act of March 1, 1873, and by Act of January 18, 1881; legal possessor of rights, powers and franchises of 
Carolina Central Railway Company, incorporated by Act of February 20, 1873; charter amended, modi- 
fied, and enlarged by Acts of March 2, 1887, March 7, 1887; consohdation authorized by Act ratified 
February 16, 1899. 

GEORGIA, CAROLINA AND NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, a consohdated corpora- 
tion of the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; name was changed by Act of 
Legislature of State of South Carolina, approved December 24, 1886, from Chester Greenwood and 
Abbeville Railroad Company, organized under laws of South Carolina, Act of December 22, 1885; 
consohdation authorized under Act approved February 27, 1899, and under general laws of State; 
incorporated under laws of Georgia by Act approved December 7, 1886; consolidation effected under 
general law; incorporated under laws of North Carolina by Act ratified January 18, 1887; consohda- 
tion authorized by Act ratified February 16, 1899. 

SEABOARD AIR LINE BELT RAILROAD COMPANY, incorporated July 22, 1892, and con- 
sohdated under general laws of State of Georgia. 

PALMETTO RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under laws of South Carohna, Act approved 
December 21, 1882, amended by Acts of December 26, 1884, and December 22, 1886; consohdation 
authorized under Act approved February 27, 1899; laws of North Carolina, Act of February 7, 1883, 
amended by Act of February 3, 1891; consohdation authorized by Act ratified February 16, 1899. 

CHESTERFIELD AND KERSHAW RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under laws of South 
Carolina, Act approved December 24, 1889; consolidation authorized under Act approved February 
27, 1899. 

SOUTHBOUND RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under laws of South Carohna, Act ap- 
proved February 9, 1882, amended and enlarged by Acts approved December 24, 1886, December 24, 
1887, December 24, 1889, December 24, 1890, December 24, 1892; consohdation authorized under Act ap- 
proved February 27, 1899; Georgia, organized under Act approved September 26, 1889, recognizing 
and confirming organization under certificate of incorporation obtained from Secretary of State, 
November 5, 1888. 

SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY, the corporation formed by such consolidation, was, by 
agreement dated June 27, 1903, filed in the office of the Secretary of State for the States of Virginia, 
South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama, August 15, 1903; and for the State of North Carolina, 
August 17, 1903, and under such general and special laws of the several States merged with the Florida 
Central and Peninsular Railway Company, the corporation formed by the merger and consolidation 
of the Florida Central and Peninsular Railroad Company. Incorporated under the laws of Florida, 
by letters patent, issued November 17, 1888, amended and enlarged December 13, 1892, and by Act of 
Legislature approved June 4, 1897. 

The following constituent companies of the Seaboard Air Line Railway were purchased: 

DURHAM AND NORTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY, organized under the laws of North 
Carohna, Act of February 2, 1887, acquired under indenture dated September 13, 1901; purchase author- 
ized under laws of Virginia, Act of January 12, 1900; North Carolina, Acts of February 16, 1899, and 
February 27, 1901. 

LOGANSVILLE AND LAWRENCEVILLE RAILRAOD OF GEORGIA, organized under the 
general laws of Georgia under charter issued by the Secretary of State, March 30, 1898, acquired under 
indenture dated February 27, 1902; purchase authorized under laws of Virginia and North Carolina 
by special acts of Legislature, as indicated above, and general laws of Georgia. 

GEORGIA AND ALABAMA RAILWAY, a consolidated corporation under the general laws of 
Georgia and Alabama, organized under general laws of Georgia under charter issued by Secretary of 
State, July 26, 1895, certificates amending and enlarging charter filed or recorded January 25, 1896, 
November 9, 1898; organized under general laws of Alabama under charter issued by Secretary of 



SEABOAED AIE LINE EAILWAY COMPANY 15 



State, July 20, 1895, amended by acts of Legislature, February 8, 1897, and February 3, 1899; acquired 
under indenture dated February 20, 1902; purchase authorized under laws of Virginia and North 
Carohna by special acts of Legislature, as indicated above, and general laws of South Carohna, Georgia, 
and Alabama. 

OXFORD AND COAST LINE RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under laws of North Carohna, 
Act of March 5, 1891, acquired under indenture dated June 28, 1906; purchase authorized under special 
laws of Virginia and North Carolina, as indicated above, and under general laws of other States. 

CATAWBA VALLEY RAILWAY, organized May 9, 1906, under general laws of South Carohna, 
particularly Sections 1917-1934, inclusive. Code of 1902; acquired under indenture dated September, 

27, 1909; purchase authorized under special statutes of Virginia and North Carohna and under general 
laws of South Carohna. 

FLORIDA WEST SHORE RAILWAY, organized October 20, 1899, under general laws of Florida, 
letters patent incorporating the United States and West Indies Railroad and Steamship Company, 
issued January 5, 1900; name changed to Florida West Shore Railway by resolutions adopted May 5, 
1903, which were approved, and authority to exercise powers and privileges of the corporation granted 
to said Florida West Shore Railway by letters patent issued May 9, 1903, and charter further amended, 
m'odified and enlarged by letters patent issued June 17, 1903, and August 22, 1906; acquired by indenture 
dated Septem.ber 30, 1909; purchase authorized under special laws of States of Virginia and North 
Carohna and general laws of the State of Florida. 

TALLAHASSEE, PERRY, AND SOUTHEASTERN RAILWAY, organized November 22, 1905, 
under general laws of Florida, and acquired by purchase the properties of the Tallahassee South- 
eastern Railway Company, chartered originally as the Florida, Georgia and Western Railway Com- 
pany, by Act of Legislature approved May 7, 1891; charter amended and enlarged by Chapter 4263 
of the Laws of Florida, approved May 20, 1893; name changed to Tallahassee Southeastern Railway, 
Chapter 4477, Laws of Florida, approved May 30, 1895; charter further amended and enlarged by Chapter 
4624 of the Laws of Florida, approved May 31, 1897, and Chapter 5023 of the Laws of Florida, approved 
May 28, 1901; acquired by Seaboard Air Line Railway by indenture dated September 29, 1909; purchase 
authorized under special laws of Virginia and North Carolina and general laws of the State of Florida. 

PLANT CITY, ARCADIA AND GULF RAILWAY, organized February 7, 1905, under general 
laws of State of Florida, to operate the railroad formerly owned by the Wannee Lumber and Veneer 
Company, and originally a wooden tram-road, constructed in 1898, for use in its logging operations; 
reorganized under general laws of Florida February 7, 1905; acquired by indenture dated September 

28, 1909; purchase authorized under special laws of States of Virginia and North Carolina and general 
laws of State of Florida. 

ATLANTIC, SUWANNEE RIVER, AND GULF RAILWAY COMPANY, incorporated under 
laws of Florida by Act approved May 24, 1893; acquired by indenture dated September 30, 1909; purchase 
authorized under special laws of Virginia and North Carolina and general laws of Florida. 

ATLANTA AND BIRMINGHAM AIR LINE RAILWAY, a consohdated corporation composed 
of: 

(a) The East and West Railroad Company, incorporated in Alabama under general laws by letters 
patent issued January 11, 1894; incorporated in Georgia January 15, 1896, and branch line from Rock- 
mart to point near Marietta, Georgia, built under general laws (Code 1895), and 

(b) Chattahoochee Terminal Railway, incorporated and chartered under and by virtue of general 
laws of State of Georgia (Code 1895), February 16, 1903. Consolidation effected under general laws of 
States of Georgia and Alabama, May 20, 1903; decree directing receivers (appointed February 24, 1908, 
and March 17, 1909, respectively) to turn over the property and business under their control to therail- 
way, entered and filed October 19, 1909; conditions prescribed in said decree duly complied with and 
receivers discharged by decree entered December 30, 1909; acquired by Seaboard Air Line Railway under 
indenture dated September 30, 1909; purchase authorized under special laws of Virginia and North 
Carolina and general laws of States of Georgia and Alabama. 

SEABOARD AND ROANOKE RAILROAD COMPANY, incorporated under laws of Virginia, 
Act of February 27, 1846, and prior acts, as successor to Portsmouth and Roanoke Railroad Company, 
incorporated by Act passed March 8, 1832, united with Roanoke Railroad Company under Act of 
February 1, 1848; charter modified, amended, and enlarged by Acts of March 17, 1849, January 10, 1851 
March 28, 1851, February 19, 1852, March 19, 1852; permanent provisions of charter declared and acts 
inconsistent therewith repealed by Act passed January 26, 1853, amended and enlarged January 9, 
1856, February 18, 1858, January 18, 1872, November 29, 1884, March 1, 1886, January 26, 1892, under 
laws of North Carohna, Act of January 16, 1849, uniting the Roanoke Railroad Company, incorporated 
under Act ratified January 15, 1847, with Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad Company, modified, 
amended, and enlarged by Act of January 29, 1849, December 28, 1850, January 17, 1851, January 28, 
1851; permanent provisions of charter declared and acts inconsistent therewith repealed by Act rati- 



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N. C. COEPOBATION COMMISSION 



fied November 29, 1852, amended and enlarged by Acts January 9, 1855, February 2, 1857. Acquired 
by Seaboard Air Line Railway by deed dated September 15, 1911; purchase authorized under general 
and special laws of Virginia and North Carolina. 

ROANOKE AND TAR RIVER RAILROAD COMPANY, organized under laws of North Caro- 
lina, Acts of February 25, 187 1, and March 5, 1885, amended and enlarged by Acts of February 28, 1887, 
and March 2, 1887; acquired by Seaboard Air Line Railway by deed dated September 15, 1911; purchase 
authorized under general and special laws of Virignia and North Carohna. 

In addition to the above the GEORGIA AND ALABAMA TERMINAL COMPANY (controlled 
through stock ownership and lease), organized under laws of Georgia under charter issued November 
9, 1898, forms and is operated as a part of the Seaboard Air Line Railway system. 

If a reorganized company, give name of original corporation, refer to laws under which it was 
organized, and state the occasion for the reorganization: 

Reorganization effected without sale or foreclosure by restoration of properties to owners because of 
conditions making such a course best to the interest of stockholders and creditors of the corporation. 



ROAD OPERATED-ENTIRE LINE 






1924 


1925 


Main hne and branches (miles) . -. ._ _. ... 


3,472.23 


3,474.54 




' 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— ENTIRE LINE 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included). 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 




950,500.00 
17,553.74 

699,900.00 
43,401.47 

892,689.89 
48,640.41 

262,270.41 
11,596.08 
60,236.49 

384,173.10 

387,634.17 

996,538.93 
14,948.57 
11,589.31 

293,401.32 

462,274.55 
10,722.87 

534,863 
3,769.69 




60,950 

17 

165,473 

47, 

169,511 

48 

46,490 

13, 

62, 

62,864, 

46,733, 

16,131, 

16, 

12, 

43,884, 

16,831, 

11, 

3,493, 

4, 



500.00 

542.03 

400.00 

624 .54 

734 .37 

786.81 

622.12 

380.37 

167.18 

710.79 

363.69 

347.10 

611.62 

349.01 

992.67 

044.26 

596.35 

166 

447 .50 



.03541 
$ 3,023,400.64 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, ofRcals and staff assistants, 201; Professional, clerical and 
general, 2,606; Maintenance of way and structures, 4,167; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 3,963; 
Transportation (other than train, engine, and yard), 2,568; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 183; Transportation (train and engine service), 2,948. Total, 16,636. 

Employees (1925): Number — Executives, officials and staff assistants, 236; Professional, clerical and 
general, 2,760; Maintenance of way and structures, 4,958; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 4,104; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard) 3,028; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 213; Transportation (train and engine service), 3,614. Total, 18,913. 



SEABOARD AIK LINE RAILWAY COMPANY 
ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 



17 





1924 


1925 




627.35 


627.35 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— NORTH CAROLINA 





1924 


1925 


*Capital stock 


$ 11,012,338.78 

17,553.74 

27,227,912.20 

43,401.47 

30,514,561.21 

48,640.41 

7,474,800.78 

11,596.08 

60,236.49 

14,825,508.11 

9,884,721.69 

4,940,786.42 

23,473.68 

15,650.78 

11,346,638.23 

3,219,195.47 

17,965.48 

883,785 

5,097.05 


$ 11,004,992 52 


♦Capital stock, per mile 

*Funded debt 


17,542.03 
29,777,255 16 


*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 


47,624.54 
30,606,405 25 


*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment 


48,786.81 
8,394,175 11 


*Cost of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) - 


13,380.37 

62,167.18 

15,645,605.34 

10,394,533.39 


Net operating revenue 


5,251,071 95 


Operating revenue, per mile 


24,772 17 


Operating expenses, per mile 


16,457.99 


Total freight revenue 


12,024,858.07 


Total passenger train service revenue 


3,327,711.46 


Freight revenue, per mile 


19,039.33 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile... 

Revenue from other sources 


687,931 
5,268.87 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 


.03524 
621,389.22 


.03541 
753,926 69 







*Estimated on mileage basis. 



II-2 



N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 

SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 

PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 






Washington, D. C. 




L. E. Jeffries 


Washington, D. C. 


Vi ce-Presi dent 


H. W. Miller 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D C 


Vice-President 


E. R. Oliver 


Vi ce-Presi dent 


F. S. Wynn . 


Vice-President 


J. B. Munson -- 


Cincinnati, Ohio 




R. B. Pegram... . . . 


A'tlanta, Ga. 




C. E. A. McCarthy 


New York, N. Y. 




E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 




E. F. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Guy Cary, New York, N. Y.; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, 
D. C; Adrian Iselin, New York, N. Y.; Jackson E. Reynolds, New York, N. Y.; R. S. Reynolds, Louis- 
ville, Ky.; Robert Jamison, Birmingham, Ala.; Walter S. Case, New York, N. Y.; Devereux Milburn, 
New York, N. Y.; Casper G. Bacon, Boston, Mass.; Jonathan Bryan, New York, N. Y.; Jeremiah 
Milbank, New York, N. Y. 

HISTORY 

1. Exact name of common carrier making this report: Southern Railway Company. 

2. Date of organization: June 18, 1894. 

3. Under laws of what State organized? Organized under and by virtue of an act of the General 
Assembly of the State of Virginia, approved February 20, 1894. 

4. If a consolidated or a merging company, name all constituent and all merged companies: Not 
a consohdated company except as noted below respecting the Virginia Midland and Knoxville, Cumber- 
land Gap and Louisville Railway, and Carolina and Cumberland Gap Railway Companies. 

The Southern Railway Company was organized by the purchasers of the property formerly of the 
Richmond and Danville Railroad Company. Under its charter it has power to acquire various other 
railroad properties, and on various dates since its organization it has purchased, in addition to the 
Richmond and Danville Railroad proper, under foreclosure sale or otherwise, and now owns the 
following properties: 

Piedmont R. R., Western North Carohna R. R., Northwestern North CaroHna R. R., Atlantic, 
Tennessee and Ohio R. R., Oxford and Clarksville R. R., Oxford and Henderson R. R., Clarksville and 
North CaroUna R. R., Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta ll. R., Columbia and Greenville R. R., that 
part of the Georgia Pacific Ry. which Hes in the States of Georgia and Alabama, East Tennessee, 
Virginia and Georgia Ry., Atlanta and Florida Ry., that part of the Memphis and Charleston R. R. 
which Hes in the States of Tennessee and Alabama, Northeastern R. R. of Georgia, Knoxville Belt 
R. R., Southern Railway Company in lUinois, and certain subordinate hues of some of the above 
named companies. 

It has also acquired by consolidation the property and franchises of the following companies: The 
Virginia Midland Ry., acquired by deed dated June 21, 1898; the Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and 
Louisville Ry., acquired by deed dated June 29, 1898; the Carohna and Cumberland Gap Ry., acquired 
by deed dated September 1, 1898; the Knoxville and Ohio R. R., acquired by deed dated December 31, 
1903; the Knoxville and Bristol Ry., acquired by deed dated December 31, 1903. 

It also holds under lease the property of the following named companies: Georgia Midland Ry., 
Atlanta and Charlotte Ry. Co., North Carohna R. R. Co., Southern Railway— Carolina Division, 
Mobile and Birmingham R. R. Co., Richmond and Mecklenburg R. R. Co., Atlantic and Danville Ry. 
Co., Lockhart R. R. Co. 

5. Date and authority for each consolidation and for each merger: See pages 28 and 29 of the First 
Consohdated Mortgage Deed, dated October 4, 1894, and filed with the report of this company for the 
year ending June 30, 1895, for date and authority for each of the above mentioned purchases, except 
the Atlantic and Florida Railway, which was purchased by deed dated June 21, 1895; the Memphis 



SOUTHEEN RAILWAY COMPANY 19 



and Charleston Railroad, which was acquired by deed dated February 26, 1898; the Georgia Midland 
Ry., which was leased by an instrument dated June 18, 1896; the Virginia Midland Ry., deeded June 
21, 1898; the Knoxville, Cumberland Gap and Louisville Ry., deeded June 29, 1898; the Carohna and 
Cumberland Gap Ry., deeded September 1, 1898; the Knoxville Belt R.R., acquired by deed dated 
January 13, 1899; Northeastern Railroad of Georgia, at sale October 31, 1899. 

6. If a reorganized company, give name of original corporation, refer to laws under which it was 
organized and state the occasion for the reorganization. The Southern Railway Company was organ- 
i zed under a plan for the reorganization of the Richmond and West Point Terminal Railway and Ware- 
house Company, a corporation organized and formerly existing under an act of Assembly of the State 
of Virginia dated March 8, 1880 (Acts of Assembly of Virginia, 1879-1880, chapter 238, p. 231), as amended 
by an act approved February 21, 1882 (Acts of Assembly of Virginia, 1881-1882, chapter 149, p. 151); 
an act approved March 2, 1882 (Acts of Assembly of Virginia, 1881-1882, chapter 192, p. 201); an act 
approved March 23, 1887 (Acts of Assembly of Virginia, 1887, chapter 3, p. 1), and the subsidiary lines 
of said Richmond and West Point Terminal Railway and Warehouse Co., of which the principals were 
the Richmond and Danville Railroad Co., organized under an act of Assembly of Virginia, passed 
March 9, 1847 (Acts of Assembly of Virginia, 1846-1847, p. 108), as amended by various subsequent 
acts, and the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Ry. Co., which was a corporation organized in 
January, 1887, under the act of Tennessee passed March 12, 1877 (Acts of Tennessee, 1877, chapter 12, 
p. 17), by the purchase at foreclosure sale of the property formerly of the East Tennessee, Virginia 
and Georgia Ry. Co., which corporation was a company formed by consolidation in 1871 of the East 
Tennessee and Georgia R. R. Co., originally known as the Hiwassee R. R. Co., and incorporated 
under an act of Tennessee in 1836 (Local Laws of Tennessee, 1835-1836, chapter 3, p. 23 ), and the East 
Tennessee and Virginia R. R. Co., which was organized under an act of Tennessee passed January 27 
1848 (Acts of Tennessee, 1847-1848, chapter 120, p. 195). 

The necessity for the reorganization of the properties here mentioned arose by reason of their inability 
to meet all of their financial obligations. 



20 



N. C. COKPOKATION COMMISSION 



ROAD OPERATED— ENTIRE LINE 



Main line and branches (miles). 




4,289.53 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— ENTIRE LINE 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile .-. 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included ). 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 




$185: 

295 
347, 
117, 



650,200.00 

42,765.70 
741,700.00 

68,125.98 
091,793.38 

79,954.80 
666,477.05 

27,105.22 
107,060.02 
486,514.39 
674,674.42 
811,839.97 

20,744.59 

14,948.39 
842,143.47 
200,925.17 

14,536.00 
430,597 
5,561.67 



.03435 
,702,699.01 



1925 



$ 185,650, 

43, 

292,095, 

68, 

357,480, 

83, 

123,360, 

28, 

112, 

149,313, 

103,811, 

45,501, 

21, 

15, 

106,776, 

37,953, 

15, 

10,509, 

5, 



200.00 

279.84 

500.00 

094.98 

952 .24 

338 .02 

836.25 

758.59 

096.61 

891 .92 

951.88 

940.04 

721.67 

102.20 

762.61 

904 .45 

533.52 

669 

521 .40 



.03432 
9,441,564.98 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 390; Professional, clerical and 
general, 7,143; Maintenance of way and structures, 12,292; Maintenance of equipment andstores, 11,917; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 6,349; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers, 637; Transportation (train, and engine service), 8,615. Total, 47,343. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 398; Professional, clerical and 
general, 7,149; Maintenance of way and structures, 12,483; Maintenance of equipment andstores, 11,353; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 6,384; Transportation (yardmasters, switch- 
tenders and hostlers), 597; Transportation (train and engine service), 9,015. Total, 47,409. 



SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 



21 



ROAD OPERATED-NORTH CAROLINA 






1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) 


591.45 


591 .25 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC.— NORTH CAROLINA 



*Capital stock 

*Capital stock, per mile 

♦Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 

*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment 

*Cost of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included)- 

Net operating revenue . 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 




25,293 

42 

40,293 

68 

47,289 

79 

17,031 

27, 

107 

29,528 

21,508 

8,019 

24 

17 

20,897 

7,877, 

17 

3,177, 

6 



,773.26 

,765.70 

,111.87 

,125.98 

,266.46 

,954.80 

,382.36 

,105.22 

,060.02 

,327.83 

,669.25 

,658.58 

,417.70 

,786.05 

,076.75 

,686.05 

,280.31 

,083 

,514.25 



.03461 
1,085,448.32 



1925 



25,589 

43 

40,261 

68 

49,273 

83 

17,003 

28 

112 

30,374 

21,388 

8,986 

25 

17, 

22,453 

7,198 

18, 

2,628 

5: 



,195.40 

,279.84 

,156.92 

,094.98 

,622.06 

,338.05 

,516.33 

,758.59 

,096.61 

,384.23 

,379.68 

,004.55 

,117.33 

,686.58 

, 603 .21 

,444.57 

,567.44 

,550 

,952.57 



.03451 
1,261,008.19 



*Estimated on mileage basis. 



22 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

ASHEVILLE AND CRAGGY MOUNTAIN RAILWAY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Fairfax Harrison 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D C 


Vice-President 


F. S. Wynn 




C. E. A. McCarthy 


New York, N Y 




E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller. -.. 


E. H. Kemper 









DIRECTORS 

Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, D. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, 
D. C; C. E. A. McCarthy, New York, N. Y.; E. A. Merrill, New York, N. Y. 

HISTORY 

Organized July 22, 1890, under Laws of North Carolina, under act of General Assembly, ratified 
March 11, 1889. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Craggy, N. C. to Burnsville Road, N. C. (miles) . 


2.26 

2.18 




Connection— Ashevi lie Sou. Ry., N. C. to Glenns Creek, N. C. (miles) 


4.44 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



1924 



1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included)- 

Net operating revenue - 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



24,200.00 
10,708.00 



34,529.09 
15,278.36 



15,278.36 
35,598.31 
19,170.64 
16,427.67 
8,017.64 
4,317.71 
31,822.61 



7,167.25 



3,775.70 
474,00 



24,200.00 
10,708.00 



37,727.49 
16,693.58 



16,693.58 
51,045.10 
22,287.16 
28,757.94 
11,496.64 
5,019.63 
47,965.42 



10,803.02 



3,079.78 
581.70 



Employees: Number— General officers, 0; Office clerks, 0; Station agents, 0; Other station men, 0; 
Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 0-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 1-1; Machinists, 0-; Carpenters, 0; 
Other shopmen, 0; Telegraph operators, 0; Section foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, 5-6; Other employees, 
0. Total, 9-11. 



ASHEVILLE SOUTHEEN KAIL WAY 



23 



ASHEVILLE SOUTHERN RAILWAY 

(Operated by Asheville and Craggy Mountain Railway Company) 
OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Fairfax Harrison- - - 


Washington, D. C. 


Vi ce-Presi dent 


F. S. Wynn 


Washington, D C. 


Secretary 


G. E. Mauldin __ ... . 


Washington, D. C. 


Treasurer 


E. F. Parham--- . . . .. . . 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


E. H. Kemper.- 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

G. H. Dugan, Washington, D. C; L. Fahnestock, Washington, D. C; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, 
D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, D. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized December 29, 1905, under Laws of North Carolina. Line connection with Asheville and 
Craggy Mountain Railway to Glen Rock (plant of National Casket Company) 2.13 miles was com- 
pleted July 20, 1909 (operated by Asheville and Craggy Mountain Railway Company). 

ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Asheville N C to Glenns Creek, N C (Miles) 


2.18 


2 18 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included). 



1924 



$ 60,000.00 

27,522.93 



53,782.25 
24,670.76 



24,670.76 



1925 



60,000.00 
27,522.93 



53,782.25 
24,670.76 



24,670.76 



Note. — Net operating revenue, operating revenue, per mile, operating expenses, per mile, total 
freight revenue, total passenger train service revenue included in report of Asheville and Craggy 
Mountain Railway Company. 



24 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



ATLANTA AND CHARLOTTE AIR LINE RAILWAY COMPANY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




George F. Canfield 

Frederick C. Bangs 

John W. Flatten 


49 Wall St., New York, N. Y. 




49 Wall St., New York, N. Y. 




55 Cedar St., New York, N. Y. 









DIRECTORS 

George F. Canfield, 49 Wall St., New York; Robert L. Harrison, 59 Wall St., New York; John A. 
Middleton, 143 Liberty St., New York; John W. Flatten, 55 Cedar St., New York; Edwin W. Lancaster, 
160 Broadway, New York; Henry Farish, 52 Wall St., New York; Morean Delano, 59 Wall St., New 
York; Henry M. McAden, Charlotte, N. C; Edwin G. Merrill, 52 Wall St., New York; R. Randolph 
Hicks, 49 Wall St., New York; Frederick C. Bangs, 49 Wall St., New York; Samuel Sloan, 22 William 
St., New York. 

HISTORY 

Organized April 4, 1877 (a consolidation of three separate companies, formed March 19, 1877), under 
Laws of North Carolina, Act of March 1, 1873; South Carohna, Act of March 24, 1876, Laws of 1876; 
Georgia, Act of February 29, 1876. ConsoHdation authorized by laws under which the separate com- 
panies were formed. 



ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 




(miles)- - 


43.18 


263.08 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost ofroad 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment, included in cost of road 

Cost of equipment, per mile, included in cost of road... 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Revenue from other sources (from lease of road) 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina (All taxes paid by Lessee) 



1924 



$ 1,700,000.00 

6,461.92 

20,000,000.00 

76,022.50 

21,700,000.00 

82,484.42 



82,484.42 
1,128,000.00 



1925 



$ 1,700,000.00 

6,461.92 

20,000,000.00 

76,022.50 

21,700,000.00 

82,484.42 



82,484.42 
1,128,000.00 



Note. — Road is operated by Southern Railway Company (Lessee). 



ATLANTIC AND DANVILLE RAILWAY COMPANY 



25 



ATLANTIC AND DANVILLE RAILWAY COMPANY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Edgar Newgrass 


16 Grace Church St., 


Secretary-Treasurer 


Chas. 0. Haines 


London, England. 
325 First Street, Ports- 






mouth, Va. 



DIRECTORS 

Edgar Newgrass, 16 Grace Church Street, London, England; Felix Rose, London, England; A. B. 
Carrington, Danville, Va.; Chas. O. Haines, Portsmouth, Va.; Edward R. Baird, Norfolk, Va.; C. L. 
Candler, Norfolk, Va.; W. H. N. Reed, Portsmouth, Va. 

HISTORY 

August 2, 1894. State of Virginia created by or in consequence of the conveyances of the property 
and franchise of the A. & D. Ry. Co. by a decision of the U. S. Circuit Court in 1894. Also by act of 
Assembly, State of Virginia, approved February 7, 1900. 



ROAD OPERATED 



West Norfolk and branches to Danville, Va. (miles) . 
Emporia, Va. to Claremount Wharf, Va. (miles) 




Total 



277.71 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock .-.--. 


$ 2,180,000.00 

7,849.91 

5,450,000.00 

19,624.79 

7,610,484.35 

27,404.43 

36,820.25 

132.58 

27,537.01 


$ 2,180,000 00 


Capital stock, per mile 


7,849 91 


Funded debt 


5,450,000.00 


Funded debt, per mile - . 


19,624 79 




7,610,484.35 


Cost of road, per mile.. ... 


27,404.43 


Cost of equipment ... .. . . 


36,820.25 


Cost of equipment, per mile.. 


132.58 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile... . 


27,537.11 


Taxes paid, North Carolina (Taxes and Expenses paid by Southern 
Railroad Company.) 





Employees: Number— General officers, 3; Office clerks, 1. Total, 4. 

Note. — The Atlantic and Danville Railway Co. has no operating revenue. 
ment is leased to Southern Railway Co. 



Road and equip- 



26 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

ATLANTIC AND YADKIN RAILWAY COMPANY 

A. E. Smith and J. W. Fry, Receivers 
OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




F. S. Wynn.. 


Washington, D. C. 






Washington, D. C. 




E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


E H Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 







DIRECTORS 

George H. Dugan, Washington, D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, D. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, 
D. C; A. E. Smith, Mt. Airy, N. C; J. C. Watkins, Greensboro, N. C. 



Organized January 31, 



HISTORY 

under Laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


Mount Airy, N. C. to Sanford, N. C. (miles) — . 


163.1 


163.1 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included). 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile .- 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North CaroHna 



1924 



1925 



I 1,000,000.00 


$ 1,000,000.00 


6,131.20 


6,131.20 


1,500,000.00 


1,500,000.00 


9,196.81 


9,196.81 


2,357,296.55 


2,357,296.55 


14,453.08 


14,453.08 


14,453.08 


14,453.08 


943,852.62 


1,397,623.34 


681,230.79 


961,541.32 


262,621.83 


436,082.02 


5,786.96 


8,569.12 


4,176.77 


5,895.41 


769,500.52 


1,193,136.26 


154,465.22 


173,378.93 


4,717.97 


7,315.37 


101,124 


109,250 


947.06 


1,063.02 


.03496 


.03522 


20,327.41 


25,678.96 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 6; Professional, clerical and 
general, 30; Maintenance of way and structures, 150; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 11; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 57; Transportation (train and engine service), 79. Total, 



Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 8; Professional, clerical and 
general, 33; Maintenance of way and structures, 184; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 15; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 56; Transportation (train and engine service), 90. 
Total, 386. 



CAROLINA AND TENNESSEE SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 



27 



CAROLINA AND TENNESSEE SOUTHERN RAILWAY 

COMPANY 

OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Fairfax Harrison ..- 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


H. W. Miller .. 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


L. El. Jeflferies 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


L. Green . . . . . . . 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


F. S. Wynn. 


Washington, D. C. 


Secretary 


G. E. Mauldin 


Washington, D. C. 




E. F. Parham . 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


E. H. Kemper - 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

J. G. Brown, Raleigh, N. C.; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C.; L. A. Mahler, Raleigh, N. C. 
H. W. Miller, Washington, D. C.; R. B. Pegram, Atlanta, Ga.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized August 29, 1902, under Laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


Bushnell, N. C. to Fontana, N. C. (miles) -. 


13.96 


13.96 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 60,000.00 
4,297.99 
643,000.00 
46,061.71 
575,254.57 
41,207.35 
41,207.35 


$ 60,000.00 


Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 


4,297.99 
643,000 00 


Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 


46,061.71 
570,865 31 


Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


40,892.93 
40,892.93 



Operated by Southern Railway Company. 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



DANVILLE AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY 

OFFICERS 





Title 


Name 


Offiicial Address 


President. ... 




Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President. . _. . . 




Washington, D. C. 


Secretary 


Guy E Mauldin 


Washington, D C 


Treasurer 

Comptroller 


E. F. Parham 

E H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D. C. 











DIRECTORS 

George H. Dugan, Washington, D. C; J. B. Sparrow, Martinsville, Va.; Fairfax Harrison, Washing- 
ton, D. C.; J. P. Swanson, Danville, Va.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C; J. I. Pritchett, Danville, Va.; 
R. A. Schoolfield, Danville, Va. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 14, 1891, under Laws of Virginia. Charter, March 29, 1873. 'Amended Acts 
1876-77, 1881-82, 5 and 6. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Danville, Va. to Stuart Va., and branches (fQiles). 



N. C. 



,96 



Total 



82.04 



DANVILLE AND WESTERN RAILWAY COMPANY 



29 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


1 368,600.00 

4,802.00 

2,247,773.75 

29,283.14 

1,942,441.03 

25,304.86 

268,308.44 

3,495.42 

28,800.28 

543,141.46 

413,084.06 

130,047.40 

6,620.45 

5,035.28 

469,222.74 

62,047.95 

5,719.44 

60,138 

756.31 

11,870.77 

.0356 

1,896.31 


% 368,600 00 


Capital stock, per mile 


4,802 00 




2,247,773.75 


Funded debt, per mile 


29,283 14 


Cost of road.. . . . ._ . . . . . 


1,943,845.86 


Cost of road, per mile 


25,323 68 


Cost of equipment 


267,907 67 




3,490.20 




28,813.88 




500,442.82 




350,581.44 




149,861.38 




6,099.99 




4,273.30 




447,906.29 




46,020.16 




5,459.61 




40,295 




560.95 




6,516.37 




.0355 


Taxes paid, North Carolina- -. 


2,153.18 







Employees: Number— General officers, 5-6; Office clerks, 39-41; Station agents, 19-18; Other 
station men, 13-12; Enginemen, 5-5; Firemen, 5-5; Conductors, 5-5; Other trainmen, 13-12; Machinists, 
3-2; Carpenters, 7-6; Othershopmen, 16-13; Telegraph operators, 4-4; Section foremen, 8-9; Other track- 
men, 54-42; Other employees, 20-11. Total, 216-191. 



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N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



HIGH POINT, RANDLEMAN, ASHEBORO AND SOUTHERN 
RAILROAD COMPANY 



OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 




President 

Vice-President 

Vice-President 

Vice-President and General Counsel 

Secretary 

Treasurer 

Comptroller 



Fairfax Harrison - 

F. S. Wynn 

George H. Dugan 
L. E. Jeffries 

G. E. Mauldin.... 

E. F. Parham 

E. H. Kemper 



Official Address 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 


Washington, 


D. 


C. 



DIRECTORS 

A. M. Bulla, Randleman, N. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C; J. Elwood Cox, High Point, N. C; 
R. F. Dalton, Greensboro, N. C; T. J. Finch, Thomasville, N. C; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, 
D. C; F. N. Tate, High Point, N. C; P. H. Morris, Asheboro, N. C; J. S. McAllister, Greensboro, 
N. C; F. M. Pickett, High Point, N. C; W. H. Ragan, High Point, N. C; J. E. Walker, Asheboro, 
N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized February 26, 1887, under Laws of North Carolina, 1883. 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


High Point, N. C. to Asheboro, N. C. (miles) 


27.84 


27.84 



HIGH POINT, RANDLEMAN, ASPIEBOEO AND SOUTHERN R. R. CO. 31 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock ...... .. ... . .. . . .. 


$ 248,400.00 

8,922.41 

402,000.00 

14,439.65 

679,849.47 

24,419.88 


$ 248,400.00 




8,922.41 


Funded debt 


402,000 00 


Funded debt, per mile 


14,439 65 


Cost of road 


682,631 21 


Cost of road, per mile 


24,519 80 


Cost of equipment 




Cost of equipment, per mile 






Cost of road and equipment, per mile 






Operating revenue 


144,013.83 

123,276.50 

20,737.33 

5,172.91 

4,428.04 

118,966.42 

19,693.02 

4,273.22 

20,914 

707.36 


126,369 60 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


97,748 92 


Net operating revenue 


28,620.68 


Operating revenue, per mile 


4,539.14 


Operating expenses, per mile 


3,511.10 


Total freight revenue 


114,823.08 


Total passenger train service revenue 


7,738.28 


Freight revenue, per mile 


4,124.39 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


5,410 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


277.96 






Average receipts per passenger, per mile 


.03565 
5,956.48 


.03606 


Taxes paid, North Carolina 


5,909.17 







Employees (1924) : Number — Professional, clerical and general, 3 ; Maintenance of way and structures » 
17; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 4; Transportation (other than tram, engine and yard), 10; 
Transportation (train and engine service), 14. Total, 48. 

Employees (1925): Number— Professional, clerical and general, 3; Maintenance of way and structures, 
17; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 3; Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 8; 
Transportation (train and engine service), 5. Total, 36. 



32 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY 



OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President-- _ . .-. 


Fairfax Harrison- 

L. E. Jefferies 

F. S. Wynn 

C. E. A. McCarthy 

E. F. Parham 

E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington D C 


Vice-President 


Secretary 


New York N Y 


Treasurer 


Washington D C 


Comptroller 


Washington, D. C. 



DIRECTORS 

W. S. Camp, Washington, D. C; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C; C. E. A. McCarthy, New 
York, N. Y.; C. D. Mackay, Washington, D. C; J. W. Martin, Washington, D. C; Guy E. Mauldin, 
Washington, D. C; E. A. Merrill, New York,.N. Y.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized March 13, 1899, under Laws of North Carolina, February 22, 1890, and amended March 
2, 1899. 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


State line to Mines, N. C. (miles) 


3,73 


3 73 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of Road 

Cost of road, per mile. 



50,000.00 
13,431.63 
62,211.08 
16,678.57 
112,211.08 
30,083.40 



1925 



50,000.00 
13,431.63 
62,211.08 
16,678.57 
112,211.08 
30,083.40 



Note.— This railroad is operated by the Southern Railway Company, and revenue, operating 
expenses, and other information are included in their report. 



THE NOKTH CAROLINA BAILKOAD COMPANY 



33 



THE NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


W. H. Wood .- 


Charlotte, N. C. 




Wiley G. Barnes 


Burlington, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

W. H. Wood, Charlotte, N. C; R. W. Lassiter, Charlotte, N. C; A. M. Dixon, Gastonia; G. C. White- 
Durham, N. C; M. O. Dickerson, Rutherfordton; C. A. Hunt, Jr., Lexington; Julius Cone, Greens- 
boro; J. F. Bowles, Statesville; W. E. Holt, Lexington; Alexander Webb, Raleigh; Hugh MacRae, 
Wilmington; G. W. Montcastle, Lexington. 



HISTORY 

Organized January 1, 1850, under laws of North Carolina, January 27, 1849, February 14, 1855, 
February 16. 1874. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


Goldsboro, N. C. to Charlotte, N. C. (miles)... -. 


223.55 


223.55 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

Cost of road and equipment 

Income fron rental, interest, dividends, etc 

Disbursements of dividends, salaries, etc. (not including taxes) 
Taxes paid, North Carolina 



$ 4,000,000.00 

4,975,627.53 

467,650.00 

467,024.37 

625.63 



1925 



4,000,000.00 

4,975,627.53 

447,883.72 

446,281.99 

1,601.73 



Employees: Number— General officers, 4-; Office clerks, 1-. Total, 5-. 
Note. — The North Carolina Railroad was leased to Southern Railway Company for 
January 1, 1896. 



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34 



N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 




Washington, D. C 


Vice-President 


H. W Miller 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D. C. 
Washington D C 


Vice-President 


F. S. Wynn 


Vice-President and General Counsel 


L. E. Jeffries 


Secretary 


G. E. Mauldin 


Washington, D C 




E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D. C. 




E. H. Kemper 







DIRECTORS 

J. A. Gray, Winston-Salem, N. C; G. W. Mountcastle, Lexington, N. C; J. F. Brawley, Mooresville, 
N. C; C. P. McNeely, Mooresville, N. C; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C.; H. W. Miller, Wash- 
ington, D. C; Geo. H. Dugan, Washington, D. C.; J. W. Fries, Winston-Salem, N. C.; W. N. Reynolds, 
Winston-Salem, N. C; R. T. Chatham, Winston-Salem, N. C; J. F. Hanes, Winston-Salem, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized September, 1880. The Winston-Salem and Mooresville Railroad Company was chartered 
in North Carolina on August 6, 1878. This company on September 9, 1880, consoHdated with the Dan 
Valley and Yadkin River Railroad Company and the Winston-Salem and Madison Railroad Com- 
pany. The Dan Valley and Yadkin River Narrow-gauge Railroad Company was chartered in Virginia, 
January 27, 1879 (see Acts of Virginia, 1879, as amended by Acts of Virginia, 1879-1880). On January 
22, 1883, the North Carolina Midland Railroad Company and the Dan Valley and Yadkin River Narrow- 
gauge Railroad Company were consolidated under the style of the North Carolina Midland Railroad 
Company. (See Battle's Revisal of North Carolina.) 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


Mooresville, N. C. 


to Winston-Salem, N. C. (miles) 


53.50 


53.50 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Item 




Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile. 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile, 



924,000.00 
17,271.02 

801,000.00 

14,971.96 

1,725,000.00 

32,174.89 



924,000.00 

17,271.02 

801,000.00 

14,971.96 

1,722,000.00 

32,186.92 



Note.— This road is operated by the Southern Railway Company. 



(Page 34) 



For 



North and South Carolina Railroad Company 



read 



North Carolina Midland Railway Company 




SOUTHERN RAILWAY CAROLINA DIVISION 



35 



SOUTHERN RAILWAY— CAROLINA DIVISION 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 






Washington, D. C. 




H. W. Miller 


Washington, D. C. 




F. S. Wynn 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-i'resident and. General Counsel 


L. E. Jeffries 


Washington, D. C. 




G. E. Mjfauldin 


Washington, D. C. 


Treasurer 


E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

L. Green, Washington, D. C; Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, 
D. C; Geo. H. Dugan, Washington, D. C; J. P. Matthews, Columbia, S. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, 
D. C. 

HISTORY 



Organized under General Laws of South Carolina, authorizing consolidation of corporations, June 
1902. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Main line and branches (miles) . 




744.68 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 4,176,200.00 

5,856.15 

11,259,500.00 

15,788.84 

14,890,212.89 

20,882.36 

631,406.19 

885.55 

21,767.91 


$ 4,176,200.00 




5,878.82 


Funded debt 


11,259,500.00 


Funded debt, per mile 


15,849.96 


Cost of road. . 


14,890,212.89 


Cost of road, per mile - - ...-...._ 


20,960.93 


Cost of equipment . .. . 


631,406.19 


Cost of equipment, per mile .. ... 


888.82 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile .. . . 


21,849.75 







36 



N. C. COKPOKATION COMMISSION 





ROAD OPERATED-NORTH CAROLINA 








N. C. 


Total 






148 .44 


148.71 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 869,288.39 

5,856.15 

2,343,695.40 

15,788.84 

3,099,777.51 

20,882.36 

127,931.04 

885.55 

21,767.91 


$ 874,238.32 


Capital stock, per mile 


5,878.82 


Funded debt 


2,360,047.55 


Funded debt, per mile 


15,849.96 


Cost of road 


3,117,099.90 


Cost of road, per mile 


20,960.93 


Cost of equipment . ... 


132,176.42 




888.82 




21,849.75 







STATE UNIVERSITY EAILROAD COMPANY 



37 



STATE UNIVERSITY RAILROAD COMPANY 



OFFICERS-1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




Fairfax Harrison . 


Wasnington, D. C. 




H. W. Miller 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


L. E. Jeffries 


Washington, D. C. 




F. S. Wynn 


Washington, D. C. 


Secretary 


G. E. Mauldin 


Washington, D. C. 


Treasvrrer 


E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Fairfax Harrison, Washington, D. C; H. W. Miller, Washington, D. C; Geo. H. Dugan. 
Washington, D. C; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C.; R. B. Pegram, Atlanta, Ga.; W. P. Few, Durham, 
N. C; W. A. Erwin, W. Durham, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized April 12, 1879, under Laws of North Carolina, 1872-1873. Amended, 1879. 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


University, N. C, to Chapel Hill, N. C. (miles) 


10.20 


10.15 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock ..... 


$ 31,300.00 

3,068.63 

68,352.81 

6,701.25 


$ 31,300.00 


Capital stock, per mile 


3,083.74 


Cost of road 


68,090.07 


Cost of road, per mile 


6,708.38 







Note. — This railroad is operated by the Southern Railway Company, and revenue, operating 
expenses, and other information are included in their report. 



38 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



TALLULAH FALLS RAILWAY COMPANY 



(J. F. Gray, Receiver) 
OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

Vice-President 

Secretary 


R. B. Pegram 

F. S. Wynn... 

Guy E. Mauldin 


Atlanta, Ga. 
Washington, D. C. 
Washington, D C. 


Treasurer 


E. F Parham 


Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller . 


E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Geo. H. Dugan, Washington, D. C.; J. M. Miller, Atlanta, Ga.; H. C. Couch, Atlanta, Ga.; R. B. 
Pegram, Atlanta, Ga.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized March 8, 1898, under General Laws of State of Georgia. 



ROAD OPERATED— ENTIRE LINE 





1924 


1925 


Cornelia, Ga. to Franklin, N. C. (miles) 


57.1 


57.1 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock . 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road , 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile. 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile. 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 



1924 



1925 



$ 323,400.00 


1 323,400.00 


5,663.75 


5,663.75 


1,519,000.00 


1,519,000.00 


26,602.45 


26,602.45 


1,633,150.99 


1,632,746.53 


28,601.59 


28,594.57 


73.889.34 


69,339.34 


1,294.03 


1,211.35 


29,895.62 


29,808.86 


213,422.40 


284,. 398. 93 


184,115.46 


227,172.11 


29,306.94 


57,226.82 


3,737.70 


4,980.72 


3,224.44 


3,978.50 


141,684.19 


212,768.12 


62,759.09 


46,046.68 


2,481.33 


3.726.24 


76,124 


69,146 


1,099.11 


1,056.78 


.02964 


.02856 



TALLULAH FALLS RAILWAY COMPANY 



39 



ROAD OPERATED-NORTH CAROLINA 



Georgia— N. C. State Line to Franklin, N. C. (miles). 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



*Capital stock 

*Capital stock, per mile 

*Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 

*Cost of road, per mile.. 

*Cost of equipment 

*Cost of eqmpment, per mile.. 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue- 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile.. 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 



1924 



1925 



$ 79,291.50 


$ 79,291.50 


5,663.75 


5,663.75 


372,434.30 


372,434.30 


26,602.45 


26,602.45 


400,422.26 


400,323.14 


28,601.59 


28,594.51 


18,116.42 


17,000.00 


1,294.03 


1,214.35 


29,895.62 


29,808.86 


29,505.31 


46,476.99 


47,042.12 


50.817.81 


117,536.81 


14,340.82 


2,107.52 


3,319.78 


3,360.00 


3,629.94 


17,716.89 


33,693.74 


9,062.99 


9,059.83 


1,265.49 


2,406.70 


13,982 


14,485 


647.36 


647.13 


.03737 


.03332 



'Estimated on mileage basis. tDeficit. 



40 



N. C. COEPOKATION COMMISSION 



YADKIN RAILROAD COMPANY 

OFFICERS-1925 



Title 


Name 


OflBcial Address 






Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President 


F. S. Wynn 


Washington, D. C 


Vice-President 


Geo. H. Dugan 


Washington, D. C. 


Vice-President and General Counsel 


L. E. Jeffries 


Washington, D. C. 


Secretary 


G. E. Mauldin 


Washington, D. C. 


Treasurer 


E. F. Parham 


Washington, D. C. 




E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Geo. H. Dugan, Washington, D. C.; A. H. Boyden, Salisbury, N. C.; Fairfax Harrison, Washing- 
ton, D. C; S. H. Hearne, Albemarle, N. C.; D. W. Julian, Salisbury, N. C.; J. M. Nichols, Washing- 
ton, D. C; J. M. Morrow, Albemarle, N. C.; Walter Murphy, Salisbury, N. C.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, 
D.C. 



HISTORY 

Organized August 19, 1895, under Laws of North Carolina, 1871. 



ROAD OPERATED— ENTIRE LINE— NORTH CAROLINA 



Salisbury, N. C. to Norwood, N. C. (miles) 

Leased— Tallassee Power Co. — 
Halls Ferry Junction, N. C. to Badin, N. C. (miles). 




1925 



YADKIN EAILROAD COMPANY 



41 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 625,000.00 

15,244.00 

615,000.00 

15,000.00 

1,380,493.76 

33,670,59 

8,573.40 

209.10 

33,876.69 

353,204.65 

255,119.61 

98,085.04 

6,762.49 

4,884.54 

314,059.77 

36,729.28 

6,013.01 

36,801 

703.22 

.03582 

9,109.88 


« 625,000.00 


Capital stock, per mile. ... . ..... ... .. 


15,244.00 


Funded debt 


615,000.00 


Funded debt, per mile ._ ... . ... .. 


15,000.00 


Cost of road .. . . _ ... ._ .. 


1,380,422.88 


Cost of road, per mile .. . ... .. . . .. . 


33,668.85 


Cost of equipment 


8,551.80 


Cost of equipment, per mile 


208.58 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


33,877.43 


Operating revenue 


324,864.73 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


225,651.04 


Net operating revenue 


99,213.69 


Operating revenue, per mile 


6,219.89 


Operating expenses, per mile 


4,320.33 


Total freight revenue 


300,573.87 


Total passenger train service revenue 


21,932.57 


Freight revenue, per mile 


5,754.81 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


17,819 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


419.92 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile 


.03655 


Taxes paid. North Carohna . 


9,680,18 







Employees (1924): Number — Executives, officials and staff assistants, 2; Professional, clerical and 
general, 18; Maintenance of way and structures, 35; Transportation (other than train, engine and 
yard), 12; Transportation (train and engine service), 24. Total, 91. 

Employees (1925): Number — Executives, officials and stafT assistants, 2; Professional, clerical and 
general, 15; Maintenance of way and structures, 33; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 0; Transpor- 
tation (othern than train, engine and yard), 13; Transportation (train and engine service), 13. Total, 76. 



42 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



MISCELLANEOUS RAILROADS 



Aberdeen and Rockfish Railroad Company 





OFFICERS 




Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


W. A. Blue 


Aberdeen, N. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 


J. A. Bryant 


Aberdeen, N. C. 


Secretary-Treasurer 


H. McC. Blue 


Aberdeen, N. C. 


TraflSc Manager 




Fayetteville, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

W. A. Blue; H. J. Blue; H. McC. Blue; J. W. Graham; J. A Bryant, all of Aberdeen, N. C.; and 
H. W. Jackson, Richmond, Va. 



HISTORY 

Organized June 22, 1892, under Laws of North Carolina, Secretary of State, also Chapter 22 of 1893, 
Chapter 45 of 1901, Chapter 401 of 1907, Chapter 200 of 1911, Chapter 289 of March, 1913. 



ROAD OPERATED 







N. C. 


Total 


Aberdeen, N. C. 


to Fayetteville, N. C. (miles) 


44.9 


44.9 









ABEKDEEN AND KOCKFISH KAILKOAD COMPANY 



43 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 208,800.00 

4,650.33 

165,000.00 

3,674.83 

341,373.26 

7,602.97 

87,321.13 

1,944.79 

9,547.76 

188,170.20 

181,181.64 

6,988.56 

4,190.87 

4,035.22 

161,339.30 

16,801.88 

3,593.30 

11,370 

374.20 

11,029.02 

.03302 

5,094.67 


$ 208,800.00 


Capital stock, per mile ... . . 


4,650.33 


Funded debt 


165,000.00 


Funded debt, per mile 


3,674.83 


Cost of road_ . . . .. ... . .. ... . .. .. ... 


341,373.26 


Cost of road, per mile .. .. 


7,602.97 


Cost of equipment . . _ 


87,321.13 


Cost of equipment, per mile . ... . .. . 


1,944.79 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile .... 


9,547.76 


Operating revenue. . ...... 


192,600.89 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 


128,727.24 


Net operating revenue ....... ..... 


63,873.65 


Operating revenue, per mile.. .. . . ... ..... 


4,289.55 


Operating expenses, per mile. . . ....... . 


2,866.95 


Total freight revenue .. .. .. ... . .... . . 


170,534.83 


Total passenger train service revenue. . . 


11.583.52 


Freight revenue, per mile . 


3,798.01 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue... . 


11,282 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources.. .... . . 


240.10 
10,482.54 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile. _ . 


.03435 


Taxes paid, North Carolina 


5,721.36 







Employees: Number— General officers, 6-6; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 3-3; Other station men, 
5-5; Enginemen, 2-2; Firemen, 2-2; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 3-3; Machinists, 2-2; Carpenters, 
1-1; Other shopmen, 2-1; Section foremen, 5-5; Other trackmen, 20-20. Total, 54-53. 



44 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



Appalachian Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President.- .... .... 


A. J. Stevens 


Ela, N C 


General Manager or Superintendent.. . 


J. A. Sisk 


Ela, N. C 


Secretary-Treasurer.. ... 


J. R. Alloy 


Philadelphia, Pa. 


Traffic Manager 


J. A. Sisk 


Ela, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

A. J. Stevens, Ela, -\. C; J. R. Alloy, Philadelphia, Pa.; C. H. Heins, Philadelphia, Pa.; R. W. 
Brining, Philadelphia, Pa.; E. A. Gaskill. Ashevillc, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized July 30, 1908, under Laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Ela, N. C. to Ravenford, N. C. (miles) 




Total 



10 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina . 



100,000.00 

10,000.00 

143,000.00 

14,300.00 

324,888.60 

32,488.86 

10,085.14 

1,008.51 

33,497.37 

93,421.91 

69,418.52 

24,003.39 

9,342.19 

6,941.85 

86,711.50 

92,125.36 

8,671.15 

13,610 

541 .38 



2.52 
2,206.37 



1925 



100,000.00 

10,000.00 

111,000.00 

11,100.00 

322,820.11 

32,282.01 

10,085.14 

1,008.51 

33,290.05 

116,419.59 

91,351.08 

25,068.51 

11,641.95 

9,135.10 

109,110.79 

5,818.16 

10,911.07 

12,453 

581.81 

*1,491.64 

.05 

1,945.45 



Employees: Number— General officers, 5-5; Station agents, 2-2; Other 
1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 2-2; Carpenters, 1-1: 
foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 9-11. Total, 27-29. 

($4,448.62 Non-operating revenue not included). *See non-operating 

($12,136.42 Non-operating revenue not included). 



station men, 1-1; 
Other shopmen, 



Enginemen, 
1-1; Section 



ATLANTIC AND CAROLINA RAILEOAD COMPANY 



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Atlantic and Carolina Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




A. R. TurnbuU 


Norfolk, Va. 




J. E. Jerntt 


Kenansville, N. C. 




W. J. Jones 


Norfolk, Va. 


Traffic Manager 

Vice-President 


T. A. Hefty 


Kenansville, N. C. 


T. A. Hefty 


Kenansvill.e N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

A. R. TurnbuU, Norfolk, Va.; H. D. Williams, Kenansville, N. C; W. J. Jones, Norfolk, Va.; R. D. 
Johnson, Warsaw, N. C; T. A. Hefty, Kenansville, N. C; J. E. Jerritt, Kenansville, N. C; L. A. 
Beasley, Kenansville, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organised April 21, 1914, under Laws of North Carolina, Chapter 61, Revisal 1905. B. Section 2549, 
Revisal. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N.C. 


Total 


Kenansville, N. C. to Warsaw, N. C. (miles) . -.. 


10 


10 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 


• 






1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 10,000.00 

1,000.00 

34,000.00 

3,400.00 

66,230.00 

6,623.00 

8,295.19 

829.52 

7,452.52 

18,591.39 

19,445.25 

853.86 

1,859.14 

1,944.52 

16,481.27 

1,080.98 

1,648.12 

3,319 

108.09 

1,029.14 

.0356 

618.33 


S 10,000 00 


Capital stock, per mile 


1,000 00 


Funded debt 


34,000 00 


Funded debt, per mile 


3,400 00 


Cost of road .. _ 


66,230 00 


Cost of road, per mile 


6,623 00 


Cost of equipment. 


8,259 19 


Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


829.52 

7,452.51 

34,544 71 




29,790 96 


Net operating revenue . 


4,753.75 


Operating revenue, per mile 


3,454 47 


Operating expenses, per mile . 


2,979.09 


Total freight revenue. ......... 


31,224 38 


Total passenger train service revenue 


864.78 


Freight revenue, per mile 


3,122.43 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


2,689 
86 47 


Revenue from other sources 


2 455 55 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile 


0362 


Taxes paid. North Carolina- 


503.24 



Employees: Number— General officers, 6-7; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 1-1; Other station men, 
1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, 4-4. 
Total, 17-18. 



4G 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



ATLANTIC AND WESTERN RAILROAD 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


H. C. Huffer, Jr. 


366 Madison Ave , New York 


General Manager or Superintendent 


H. P. Edwards 


Sanford, N. C. 




W. R. Sullivan 


33 Pine St., New York 


Traffic Manager 


E. T. Ussery... 


Sanford, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

N. A. Campbell, New York, N. Y.; Louis d'Aillierils, Paris, France; J. R. Baggett, Lillington, 
N. C; J. W. Cunningham, Sanford, N. C; H. C. Huffer, Jr., New York, N. Y. 

HISTORY 

Organized March 7, 1899, under Laws of North Carolina, Private Laws of North Carolina, Chapter 
363, Session 1899, Chapter 49 of volume 1 Code of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Total 



Sanford. N. C. to Lillington, N. C. (miles). 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



332,000.00 

13,833.34 

332,000.00 

13,833.34 

559,087.97 

23,295.33 

64,814.06 

2,700.59 

25,995.92 

79,546.38 

70,786.45 

8,759.93 

3,314.43 

2,949.42 

71,830.48 

6,017.12 

2,992.94 




1925 



332,000.00 

13,833.34 

332,000.00 

13,833.34 

560,132.43 

23,338.85 

65,417.14 

2,725.21 

26,064.06 

88,100.96 

77,112.99 

10,987.97 

3,670.87 

3,213.04 

80,281,27 

5,856.35 

3,345.05 

10,081 

244.01 

1,963.34 

.036 

1,856.30 



Employees: Number— General officers, 5-5; Office clerks, 3-2; Station agents, 5-5; Enginemen, 1-1; 
Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 3-3; Machinists, 1-1; Other shopmen, 1-1; Section 
foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 12-12; Other employees, 1-1. Total, 36-35. 



BLACK MOUNTAIN EAILWAY COMPANY 



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Black Mountain Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


John B. Dennis 


New York City, N. Y. 


General Manager or Superintendent 


L. H. Phetteplace 


Erwin, Tenn. 


Secretary 


J. B. Britton, Jr. 


Johnson City, Tenn. 


Treasurer 


John W. Sanders 


Johnson City, Tenn. 









DIRECTORS 

John B. Dennis, New York City, N. Y.; L. H. Phetteplace, Erwin, Tenn.; J. W. Pless, Marion, N. C; 
Jas. J. McLaughlin, Johnson City, Tenn.; Adam B. Crouch, Johnson City, Tenn.; Geo T. Wofford, 
Johnson City, Tenn. 



HISTORY 

Organized April 21, 1910, under Laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Kona, N. C. to Eskota, N. C. (miles) 


23.39 
2.11 


23.39 


Micaville, N. C. to Bowditch, N. C. (miles) 


2.11 







48 



N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt ^ 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue- -. 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 50,000.00 


$ 50,000.00 


1,960.78 


2,107.04 


600,000.00 


575,000.00 


23,529.41 


24,230.93 


442,716.11 


439,785.78 


17,361.41 


18,532.90 


7,310.29 


7,310.28 


286.68 


308.06 


17,648.09 


18,840.96 


88,343.80 


68,050.30 


69,365.86 


52,832.61 


18,977.94 


15,217.69 


3,464.46 


2,867.69 


2,720.23 


2,226.41 


82,047.77 


63,217.07 


5,923.16 


3,272.91 


3,217.56 


2,664.01 


11,408 


4,553 


232.28 


137.92 


372.87 


1,560.32 


3.56 


3.54 


3,070.91 


3,579.06 



Employees: Number — General officers, 2-1 ; Office clerks, 1 ; Station agents, 3-2; Other station men, 1-; 
Enginemen, 3-1; Firemen, 3-1; Conductors, 3-1; Other trainmen, 5-2; Section foremen, 3-3; Other track- 
men, 14-13; Other employees, 3-2. Total, 40-27. 



BONLEE AND WESTEKN RAILWAY COMPANY 



49 



Bonlee and Western Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Tftle 


Name 


Official Address 




Arthur Ross- .-. 


Asheboro, N. C. 




M. H. Burkhead 

I. H. Dunlap 


Asheboro, N. C. 




Bonlee, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Arthur Ross, Asheboro, N. C; D. B. McCrary, Asheboro, N. C; L. F. Ross, Asheboro, N. C; J. H. 
Dunlap, Bonlee, N. C; I. H. Dunlap, Bonlee, N. C; C. M. Andrews, Bonlee, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized October 12, 1908, under Laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Bonlee, N. C. to Bennett, N. C. (miles). ..- . .. - 


10.35 


10.35 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue. 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 61,600.00 


$ 61,600.00 


5,951.69 


5,951.69 


59,304.09 


59,304.09 


5,729.85 


5,729.85 


21,652.87 


21,652.87 


2,092.06 


2,092.06 


7,821.91 


7,821.96 


18,457.61 


19,614.58 


21,672.33 


19,403.79 


3,214.72 


210.79 


1,783.34 


1,895.12 


2,093.94 


1,874.76 


17,708.05 


19,506.71 


99.95 


6.40 


1,710.92 


1,884.70 


291 


18 


9.65 


.61 


649.61 


101.47 


.32 


.32 


493 .49 


417.35 



Employees: Number— General officers, 5-5; Station agents, 1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Sec- 
tion foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, 3-4. Total, 12-13. 

II-4 



50 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



\ 



Carolina Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


G. R. Loyall 


Norfolk, Va. 




J. C. Poe . 






M. S. Hawkins 


Norfolk, Va. 






Norfolk, Va. 


Traffic Manager 


J. F. Dalton 


Norfolk, Va. 









DIRECTORS 

G. R. Loyall, Norfolk. Va.; W. B. Rodman, Norfolk, Va.; E. D. Kyle, Norfolk, Va.; M. S. Hawkins, 
Norfolk, Va. 

HISTORY 

Organized December 11, 1912, under laws of North Carolina. General Laws of North Carolina as 
set out in Chapter 61 of Pell's Revisal of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


Kinston, N. C. to Snow Hill, N. C. (miles) 


13.095 
2.133 






15.228 



CAEOLINA KAILROAD COMPANY 



51 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources. 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 35,000.00 


$ 35,000.00 


2,672.78 


2,672.78 


39,000.00 


39,000.00 


2,978.24 


2,978.24 


93,111.37 


93,111.37 


7,110.45 


7,110.45 


915.00 


915.00 


69.87 


69.87 


7,180.32 


7,180.32 


28,662.64 


30,786.53 


23,806.66 


21,093.03 


4,855.98 


9,693.50 


1,882.23 


2,021.71 


1,563.35 


1,385.14 


26,871.54 


28,565.23 


1,398.21 


1,646.51 


1,764.62 


1,875.83 


2,115 


7,898 


91.82 


108.12 


392.89 


574.79 


.03747 


.04972 


2,823.92 


1,781.95 



Employees: Number — General officers, 5-5; Office clerks, 2-2; Station agents, 1-1; Other station 
men, 1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 1-1; 
Other trackmen, 4-3. Total, 18-17. 



52 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Carolina and Northeastern Railroad Company 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President- 


Vacancy 






H. Stuart Lewis ._. 

G. G. McCann 

H. 0. Carlton 


Suffolk, Va. 


Secretary-Treasurer 

Traffic Manager 


Franklin, Va. 
Gumberry, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

H. Stuart Lewis, Suffolk, Va.; Thos. Philip Hammer, Philadelphia, Pa.; W. L. Long, Roanoke 
Rapids, N. C; Thos. B. Gay, Richmond, Va.; Walter C. Rawles, Richmond, Va. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 8, 1917, under Laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N.C. 


Total 


Gumberry, N. C. to Lasker, N. C. (miles) 


15 


15 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue .-. 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources -- 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



300,000 

20,000 

195,500 

13,033 

412,783 

27,518 

16,513 

1,100 

28,619 

42,255 

39,904 

2,350 

2,817 

2,660 

42,083 

15 

2,805 




300,000.00 

20,000.00 

195,500.00 

13,033.33 

412,748.47 

27,518.87 

22,995.32 

1,533.02 

29,051.89 

39,069.88 

34,141.12 

4,928.76 

2,604.66 

2,276.08 

36,085.92 

243 .45 

2,405.73 

863 

16.23 

2,740.51 

.04 

1,277.79 



Employees: Number— General officers, 9-8; Office clerks, 2-2; Station agents, 3-3; Enginemen, 1-1; Fire- 
men, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 1-1; Machinists, 1-0; Other shopmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 
2-2; Other trackmen, 7-7; Total, 29-27. 



CAKOLINA AND NOETHWESTEKN RAILWAY COMPANY 



Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company 



OFFICERS— 1925 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 






Washington, D. C. 




L. E. Jeffries 

F. S. Wynn,.. 

Geo. H. Dugan 

G. E. Mauldin 


Washington, D. C. 




Washington, D. C. 




Washington, D. C. 




Washington, D. C. 




E. F. Parham 

L. E. Jeffries 

E. H. Kemper 


Washington, D. C. 




Washington, D. C. 


Comptroller 


Washington, D. C. 



DIRECTORS 

William A. Barber, New York City, N. Y.; F. S. Wynn, Washington, D. C; Fairfax Harrison, 
Washington, D. C; T. H. White, Chester, S. C; S. H. Hardin, Chester, S. C; Geo. H. Dugan, Wash- 
ington, D. C: L. F. Long, Newton, N. C; A. K. Winget, Gastonia, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Carolina and Northwestern Railway Company, organized July 18, 1895, under the Private Laws 
of North Carolina, 1895, Chapter 190, p. 306; 1901, Chapter 114, p. 301, and the Laws of South Carolina, 
Volume 23, State Act No. 337. p. 567, approved February 17, 1900. 



ROAD OPERATED-ENTIRE LINE 



Main line (miles) 

Trackage rights, side tracks, etc. (miles) 




1925 



54 



N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. NORTH CAROLINA 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



1924 



1925 





$ 1,404,250.00 


S 1,404,250.00 


11,297.25 


11,297.25 


2,071,000.00 


2,071,000.00 


16,661.30 


16,661.30 


3,702,778.81 


3,706,040.45 


29,789.05 


29,815.30 


206,269.20 


208,003.40 


1,659.44 


1,673.39 


31,448.49 


31,488.69 


863,319.51 


940,995.02 


620,469.30 


588,459.60 


242,850.21 


352,535.42 


6,466.81 


7,048.65 


4,647.71 


4,407.94 


748,180.64 


841,767.05 


102,214.19 


84,421.24 


5,604.35 


6,305.37 


93,151 


69,951 


765.65 


632.37 


.03651 


.03666 


29,448.88 


44,503.11 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 4; Professional, clerical and 
general, 32; Maintenance of way and structures, 106; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 36; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard) 28; Transportation (train and engine service), 
49. Total, 255. 

Employees (1925): Number — Executives, officials and staff assistants, 4; Professional, clerical and 
general, 29; Maintenance of way and structures, 108; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 41; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 31; Transportation (train and engine service), 56. 
Total, 269. 



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55 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 




1925 



Main line (miles) 

Under trackage rights (miles) 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. NORTH CAROLINA 




*Capital stock 

*Capifal stock, per mile 

*Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 

*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment 

*Co8t of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile. . 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



11 

1,454 

16 

2,600 

29 

144 

1 

31 

714 

492 

22 

7 

5 

616 

87 



22 



,249.92 
,297.25 
,531.49 
,661.30 
,584.06 
,789.05 
,869.11 
,659.44 
,448.49 
,444.26 
,962.06 
,148.20 
,403.57 
,108.42 
,051.94 
,754.47 
,383.96 
,675 
909.37 
.03651 
,234.16 



1925 



986, 

11, 

1,454, 

16, 

2,602. 

29, 

146, 

1, 

31, 

777, 

467, 

310 

8, 

4, 

693, 

72, 

7, 

59, 



249.92 

297.25 

536.49 

661.30 

875.69 

815.30 

086.94 

673 .39 

488.69 

645.09 

589.95 

055.14 

058.50 

845 .49 

110.99 

739.89 

182.49 

081 

753.78 



24,956.85 



*Estimated on mileage basis. 



56 



N. a CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




N. S. Meldrum 

J. McQuilkin 


New York N Y 




Johnson City, Tenn. 
Johnson City, Tenn. 
New York, N. Y 




Secretary . 


Edward C. Bailly 


Treasurer 


John W. Sanders 

H. G. Morrison 

L H Phetteplace 


Johnson City, Tenn. 
Johnson City, Tenn. 
Erwin Tenn 


General Solicitor 


General Manager 


Engineer in Charge 


W. C. Hattan 

L. L. Mclntyre 


Erwin Tenn 


Superintendent 


Erwin, Tenn. 



DIRECTORS 

C. Ledyard Blair, New York, N. Y.; John B. Dennis, New York, N. Y.; William W. Miller, New 
York, N. Y.; T. J.Cunningham, New York, N. Y.; N. S. Meldrum, New York, N. Y.; Thomas F. 
Ryan, New York, N. Y.; W. M. Ritter, Washington, D. C; Mortimer M. Buckner, New York, N. Y.; 
J. W. Pless, Marion, N. C; D. B. Wents, Philadelphia, Pa.; J. J. Champion, Johnson City, Tenn. 



HISTORY 

1. Exact name of common carrier making this report: Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. 

2. Date of organization: Original charter granted to South and Western Railroad Company, 
January 26, 1905. On August 7, 1906, it was amended to increase the capital stock to $7,600,000. On 
March 7, 1909, it was amended to increase the capital stock to $27,000,000 ($15,000,000 preferrred and $12,- 
000,000 common) and to change the corporate name to Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway. On 
March 29, 1908, it was amended to provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of certain 
portion of our present line in Virginia. On July 26, 1909, it was amended to increase the capital stock 
from $27,000,000 to $30,000,000 ($15,000,000 preferred and $15,000,000 common). On May 23, 1912, it was 
amended to provide for the construction, maintenance and operation of a portion of our present line 
in Virginia. On June 3, 1912, it was amended to provide that the capital stock amounting to $30,000,000 
should consist of |10,p00,000 preferred and $20,000,000 common, instead of $15,000,000 preferred and $15,- 
000,000 common, as provided by the amendment of July 26, 1909. On June 7, 1912, it was amended to 
increase the capital stock from $30,000,000 to $40,000,000 ($15,000,000 preferred and $25,000,000 common). 
On March 29, 1916, it was amended to increase the capital stock from $40,000,000 to $50,000,000 ($25,- 
000,000 preferred and $25,000,000 common). 

3. Under the laws of what government, state or territory organized? If more than one, name all; 
give reference to each statute and all amendments thereof. 

State of Virginia. See also question 6 and answer. 

4. If a consolidated company, name all constituent companies. Give specific reference to charter 
or general laws governing organization of each, and all amendments of same. 

See question 6 and answer. 

5. Date and authority for each consolidation and for each merger. 
See question 6 and answer. 

6. If a reorganized company, give name of original corporation, and refer to law under which it was 
organized and state the occasion for the reorganization. 

The original corporation was chartered by the State Corporation Commission of Virginia, on January 
26, 1905. The charter was amended March, 7, 1908, changing the name to Carolina, Clinchfield and 
Ohio Railway, and increasing the capital stock. The present concern is authorized to operate in the 
States of Tennessee and North Carolina, as well as Virginia. By deed, dated March 31, 1908, the Caro- 
lina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway acquired the properties, rights and franchises of South and Western 
Railroad, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Tennessee, by articles of consolidation, 
dated November 20, 1906, between South and Western Railroad Company (of Tennessee), and Kings- 
port Southern Railway, and is now operating the.se properties, etc., in Tennessee. By deed, dated 
April 16, 1908, the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway acquired the properties, rights and franchises 
of the South and Western Railroad Company, a corporation chartered under the laws of the State of 



CAROLINA, CLINCHFIELD AND OHIO RAILWAY COMPANY 



57 



North Carolina on December 1, 1905, and is now operating these properties, etc., in North Carolina. 
Thus, while the original South and Western Railroad Company (of Virginia) was only authorized to 
operate in Virginia, the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railway is authorized to, and is, operating in 
Virginia, Tennessee and North Carolina. 

7. State whether or not the respondent during the year conducted any part of its business under a 
name or names other than that shown in response to inquiry No. 1. If so, give full particulars. 

None. 



ROAD OPERATED-ENTIRE LINE 



Main line and branches (miles)- 




266.36 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile,.- 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 25; Professional, clerical and 
general, 262; Maintenance of way and structures, 528; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 615; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 89; Transportation (yardmasters, switcht»nders and 
hostlers), 43; Transportation (train and eingine service), 371. Total, 1,933. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 22; Professional, clerical and 
general, 271; Maintenance of way and structures, 662; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 678; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 93; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 48; Transportation (train and engine service), 313. Total, 2,087. 



1924 


1925 


$ 25,000,000.00 


25,000,000.00 


94,233.36 


94,233.36 


28,474,000.00 


27,750,000.00 


107,690.04 


104,144.76 


49,734,330.25 


49,732,330.25 


186,711.00 


186,711.00 


17,125,523.09 


17,125,523.09 


64,294.61 


64,294.61 


251,005.61 


251,005.61 


8,298,847.98 


8,759,853.31 


5,689,146,12 


5,727,048.55 


2,609,701.86 


3,032,804.76 


28,498.79 


28,322.46 


19,536.90 


18,516.76 


7,703,796.00 


8,234,686.57 


529,333.89 


453,398.08 


26,455.34 


26,624.48 


501,342 


389,980 


1,817.77 


1,465.93 


.03523 


.03517 


668,030.85 


760,000.00 



58 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 





1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) 


117.4 


117 4 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. NORTH CAROLINA 




1925 



*Capital stock 

*Capital stock, per mile 

♦Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 

*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment- 

*Cost of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile... 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina. 



11,062 

94 

12,642 

107 

21,361 

186 

7,548 

64 

251 

3,269 

2,243 

1,026 

27 



3,( 



,996.46 
,233.36 
,810.69 
,690.04 
,871.40 
,711.00 
,187.21 
,294.61 
,005.61 
,457.48 
,423.98 
,033.50 
,848.87 
,109.23 
,518.40 
,651.84 
,248.03 
,226 
,376.93 
.03514 
,017.63 



11,062, 

94, 

12,265, 

104, 

21,361, 

186, 

7,548, 

64, 

251, 

3,530, 

2,186, 

1,344 

30, 

18, 

3,372 

135, 

28 

75 

1 

276 



996.46 
233.36 
,948.24 

144.76 

871.40 

711.00 

,187.21 

,294.61 

,005.61 

,795.42 

,069.52 

,725.90 

,074.92 

,620.69 

,927.59 

,528.75 

,730.22 

,464 

,154.42 

.03490 
,983.65 



♦Estimated on mileage basis. 



CLIFFSIDE RAILROAD COMPANY 



69 



Cliffside Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Chas. H. Haynes 

Walter H. Haynes 

Z. 0. Jenkins 

G. C. Shuford 


Cliffside, N. C. 


Vice-President 


Cliffside, N. C. 


Secretary-Treasurer 


Cliffside, N. C. 


Auditor 


Cliffside, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

Chas. H. Haynes, Cliffside, N. C; Walter H. Haynes, Cliffside, N. C; Z. O. Jenkins, Cliffside, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized 1905 under laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Cliffside, N. C. to West Henrietta and Avondale (miles) 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock, . 


% 80,000.00 

16,000.00 

23,511.78 

4,702.35 

134,971.14 

26,994.23 

13,000.00 

2,600.00 

26,594.23 

34,810.33 

28,915.47 

5,894.86 

6,962.06 

5,783.09 

33,938.37 

■ 85.10 

6,787.67 

900 

17.02 

786.86 

.03 

503.67 


$ 80,000.00 


Capital stock, per mile 


16,000.00 


Funded debt ... ._ . 


15,554.82 


Funded debt, per mile 


3,110.96 


Cost of road. .... 


122,175.01 


Cost of road, per mile. . . 


24,435.00 


Cost of equipment . . 


26,970.95 


Cost of equipment, per mile . .. . . 


5,394.19 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile- 


29,829.19 


Operating revenue 


32,404.78 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue . 


25,971.72 
6,433.06 


Operating revenue, per mile . . ...... 


6,480.95 


Operating expenses, per mile . 


5,194.34 


Total freight revenue. .. 


31,378.05 


Total passenger train service revenue. .. 


47.50 


Freight revenue, per mile ..- .... 


6,275.61 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


500 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 


9.50 

979.23 


Average receipts per passnger, per mile 


.03 


Taxes paid. North Carolina... .. 


566.21 



Employees: Number— General officers, 4-4; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 1-1; Enginemen, 2-2; 
Firemen, 2-2; Conductors, 1-1; Machinists, 1-1; Trackmen, 4-4. Total, 17-17. 



60 



N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 



Dover and Southbound Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




W. A. Wimsatt 

D. W. Richardson 

W. B. H. Blandford 


Washington, D. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 


Dover, N. C. 
Dover, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 




Dover, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

W. A. Wimsatt, W. C. Wimsatt, W. K. Wimsatt, G. P. Lohr of Washington, D. C.; D. W. Richardson, 
N. S. Richardson, B. H. Tohmason, W. B. H. Blandford of Dover, N. C.; T. D. Warren of New Bern, 
N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized December 1, 1918, under Laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Dover, N. C. to Richlands, N. C. (miles) 


24.75 


24 75 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile -.. 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile - 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile. 

Revenue from other sources 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 100,000.00 


$ 100,000.00 


4,040.40 


4,040.40 


164,240.98 


164,240.98 


6,636.00 


6,636.00 


22,250.81 


22,250.81 


899.00 


899.00 


7,535.00 


7,535.00 


45,486.46 


39,085.77 


35,614.32 


45,213.18 


9,872.14 


*6,127.41 


1,837.84 


1,579.22 


1,438.96 


1,826.79 


30,121.29 


33,427.72 


4,594.96 


2,710.67 


1,217.00 


1,350.61 


8,447 


4,540 


185.64 


109.52 


10,770.21 


2,947.38 


2,124.17 


2,470.10 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-3; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 2-2; Other station men, 
1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Machinists, 3-3; Carpenters, 
1-1; Other shopmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 6-6; Total, 25-25. 



"Deficit. 



DUKHAM AND SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY 



61 



Durham and Southern Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 



President 

Vice-President 

Superintendent 

General Auditor 

Secretary-Treasurer 

Auditor 

Traffic Manager 

General Counsel 



Name 


Official Address 


B. N. Duke 


New York, N. Y. 


E. Thomason 


Charlotte, N. C. 


T. B. Smith 


Durham, N. C. 


E. B. Hardin 


Charlotte, N. C. 


W. C. Parker 


New York, N. Y. 


J. M. Martin 


Durham, N. C. 


J. S. Cureton 


Greenville, S. C. 


Jones Fuller 


Durham, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

B. N. Duke, New York, N. Y.; E. Thomason, Charlotte, N. C; C. McD. Carr, Durham, N. C; J. S, 
Cobb, Durham, N. C; J. H. Erwin, Durham, N. C; W. A. Erwin, Durham, N. C; W. A. Erwin, Jr., 
Durham, N. C; J. S. Hill, Durham, N. C; R. L. Lindsay, Durham, N. C; J. B. Mason, Durham, 
N. C.;W. C. Parker, New York, N.Y.; H. C. Satterfield, Durham, N. C; C. C. Thomas, Durham, 
N. C; John F. Wiley, Durham, N. C. 



HISTORY 



Organized January 13, 1904. Chartered under Laws of North Carolina, Chapter 49, volume 1 and 
amended March 10, 1905. 



62 



N. C. COEPOBATION COMMISSION 



ROAD OPERATED 








1924 


1925 


East Durham, N C to Dunn, N C (miles) 


56.87 


56 87 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile.. 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile. 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile. 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina.. 



1924 



1925 



$ 1,350,000.00 


$ 1,350,000.00 


23,738.35 


23,738.35 


1,372,083.49 


1,422,131.11 


24,126.27 


25,006.70 


121,029.39 


120,641.76 


2,128.17 


2,121.36 


26,254.84 


27,128.06 


565,946.61 


664,178.90 


389,648.10 


460,912.76 


176,298.51 


203,266.14 


9,597.20 


11,263.00 


6,607.57 


7,816.05 


519,626.39 


630,542.11 


33,317.75 


27,147.15 


8,810.71 


10,692.59 


30,162 


21,145 


565.00 


460.36 


.03947 


.03916 


26,381.82 


29,284.15 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 6; Professional, clerical and 
general, 20; Maintenance of way and structures, 57; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 20; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 20; Transportation (train and engine service); 19. 
Total, 142. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 8; Professional, clerical and 
general, 24; Maintenance of way and structures, 57; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 20; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 20; Transportation (train and engine service), 19. 
Total, 148. 



EAST CAROLINA RAILWAY COMPANY 



63 



East Caralina Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Henry Clark Bridgers 


Tarboro, N. C. 


Superintendent 


J. T. Hagans 


Tarboro, N. C. 


Secretary 


A. D. Fowlkes 


Tarboro, N. C. 


Treasurer 


Henry Clark Bridgers 


Tarboro, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


Henry Clark Bridgers 


Tarboro, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

Henry Clark Bridgers, John L. Bridgers, A. D. Fowlkes, and J. T. Hagans of Tarboro, N. C. 
B. F. D. Albritton of Hookerton, N. C; J. R. Davis and W. J. Turnage of Farmville, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized July 1, 1898, under Laws of North Carolina, Public Laws of State of North Carolina . 
Chapter amended and enlarged by Private Laws of said State, ratified by General Assembly, March 
11, 1901, Chapter 362. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 






39.20 









64 



N. C. COEPOEATION COMMISSION 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



1924 



1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile, 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile _. 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue. 

Operating revenue, per mile.. 

Operating expenses, per mile..- 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



55,500.00 


$ 55,500.00 


1,452.88 


1,452.88 


309,000.00 


307.500.00 


8,089.00 


8,049.74 


278,130.63 


279,512.25 


7,280.91 


7,317.07 


13,292.87 


13,293.87 


347.98 


347.99 


7,628.89 


7,665.06 


156,452.03 


180,696.99 


157,616.34 


147,465.00 


*1, 164.31 


33,231.99 


4,095.60 


4,609.61 


4,126.08 


3,761.86 


143,821.44 


172,004.40 


10,443.16 


6,329.84 


3,764.96 


4,387.87 


22,698 


15,134 


.22 


161.47 


1,187.43 


2,362.75 


.03772 




5,324.03 


5,919.91 



Employees: Number— General officers, 4-4; Office clerks, 8-8; Station agents, 7-7; Other station men, 
3-1; Enginemen, 2-2; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 3-3; Machinists, 1-1 ; Other shopmen, 
5-5; Section foremen, 4-4; Other trackmen, 17-17; Other employees, 1-1. Total, 58-56. 

Note. Cost of equipment shown does not include cost of three steam locomotives, two passenger 
cars, 3 passenger motor cars and ten box cars which are leased. 



"Deficit. 



EAST TENNESSEE AND WESTEEN NORTH CAROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY 65 

East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Company 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

Vice-President and Treasurer 


Edgar P. Earle 

J. E. Vance 


Johnson City, Tenn. 
Johnson City, Tenn. 









DIRECTORS 

Edgar P. Earle, Philadelphia, Pa.; J. H. Epps, Jonesboro, Tenn.; Aria Pardee, Philadelphia, Pa.; 
J. E. Vance, Johnson City, Tenn.; Henry Lewis, Philadelphia, Pa.; A. G. B. Steel, Philadelphia, Pa.; 
H. W. Warden, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa. 

HISTORY 

Organized May 24, 1886 — reorganized May 22, 1879, under the laws of the state of Tennessee. Acts of 
Assembly of 1865-1866, Section 23, by which the charter* of the East Tennessee and Mrginia Railroad 
was made the charter of this Company. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Total 



Johnson City, Tenn., to Cranberry, N. C. (miles) 




3.18 



CAPITAL STOCK. ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 




490,800.00 

13,565.00 

•500,000.00 

13,850.00 

971,531.58 

26,852.00 

315,723,39 

8,726.00 

35,578.00 

321,230.92 

228,414.03 

92,816.89 

8,878.00 

6,313.00 

238,258.88 

74,532.83 

6,585.00 

150,271 

2,060.00 

8,439.21 

.02849 

2,212.16 



1925 



490,800.00 

13,595.00 

500,000.00 

13,850.00 

976,350.10 

26,985.90 

320,522.97 

8,859.12 

35,845.02 

289,306.38 

201,924.44 

87,381.94 

7,996.30 

5,581.10 

242,697.34 

37,046.34 

6,708.05 

70,712 

1,023.94 

9,562.74 

.02709 

1,688.46 



Employees: Number — General officers, 3-5; Office clerks, 6-5; Station agents, 8-9; Other station 
men, 35-35; Enginemen, 5-5; Firemen, 5-5; Conductors, 5-5; Other trainmen, 10-9; Machinists, 2-1; 
Carpenters, 7-0; Other Shopmen, 8-0; Telegraph operators, 2-2; Section foremen, 5-6; Other trackmen, 
27-28; Other employees, 3-9. Total, 131-134. 
1-5 



66 



N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 



Elkin and Alleghany Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President . 


H. G. Chatham 


Winston-Salem, N. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary-Treasurer 

Traffic Manager .. 


J. P. Ipock 

Alex Chatham 


Elkin, N. C. 
Elkin, N C 


J. P. Ipock 


Elkin, N. C 









DIRECTORS 

H. G. Chatham, Winston-Salem, N. C; R. A. Doughton, Sparta, N. C; A. A. Woodruff, Cherry 
Lane, N. C; G. T. Roth, J. F. Hendren, R. M. Chatham, R. L. Hubbard, A. G. Click, Alex Chatham, 
of Elkin, N. C, and C. C. Smoot, North Wilkesboro, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized January 31, 1922, under Laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Elkin, N. C. 


to Veneer, N. C. (miles) 


15 


15 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile.. 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue -.. 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources .-- 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-5; Officeclerks, 1-0; Station agents, 1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; 
Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Section foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, 4-3. Total, 13-13. 



1924 



1925 



$ 56,000.00 


$ 56,000.00 


3,733.33 


3,733.33 


45,000.00 


45,000.00 


3,000.00 


3,000.00 


13,000.00 


13,225.83 


866.66 


881.72 


3,866.66 


3,881.72 


20,748.35 


24,027.82 


19,543.06 


*23,607.67 


1,205.29 


420.15 


1,383.22 


1,601.85 


1,302.91 


1,573.84 


19,503.43 


23,683.82 


304.06 




1,300.23 


1,578.92 


342 




20.27 




940 .86 


344.00 


.87 




506.44 


326.75 



*Includes car hire and taxes paid, also interest on indebtedness. 



FRENCH BROAD RAILROAD COMPANY 



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French Broad Railroad Company 



HISTORY 

Organized June 4, 1919, under laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Total 



Runion, N. C, to Belva, N. C. (milesV 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


Capital stock 


% 50,000.00 


Capital stock, per mile.. ... . . . . 


6,250.00 


Cost of road 


not known 


Cost of road, per mile 


not known 


Cost of equipment 


leased 


Operating revenue 


41,279 66 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


91,721 19 


Net operating revenue 


*50,423 53 


Operating revenue, per mile 


5,162 21 


Operating expenses, per mile 


11,465 15 


Total freight revenue 


41,297 66 


Freight revenue, per mile 


5,162.21 


Taxes paid, North Carolina (Madison County Railway pays). 





Employees: Number— General officers, 5-; Station agents, 1-; Enginemen, 2-; Firemen, 2-; Con- 
ductors, 2-; Other trainmen, 4-; Machinists, 2-; Section foremen, 1-; Other trackmen, 5-. Total, 24. 



"Loss. 



68 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Graham County Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


H. C. Bemis 

H. C. Bemis 

R. H. Montony 

L. A. Dindinger 


Bradford, Pa. 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary 


Bradford, Pa. 

Robbinsville, N. C. 


Treasurer - _ 


Robbinsville, N. C. 




R. H. Montony 


Robbinsville, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

H. C. Bemis, Bradford, Pa.; S. W. Black, Bryson City, N. C; L. C. Bemis, Robbinsville, N. C; 
L. A. Dindinger, Robbinsville, N. C; E. R. Frederick, Robbinsville, N. C.;A. B.Anderson, Robbins- 
ville, N .C; R. H. Montony, Robbinsville, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized February 27, 1905, under Private Laws of North Carolina, Session 1905, Pages 530 to 536 , 
inclusive. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N.C. 


Total 


Topton N C to Robbinsville, N C (miles) 


12 


12 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital st ock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



150,000.00 

12,500.00 

136,346.35 

11,362.19 

23; 046. 65 

1,920.55 

13,282.75 

4,211.71 

3,807.77 

403.94 

350.98 

317.31 

4,211.71 

350.98 

141.50 

1,531.14 



Employees: Number — General officers, 4; Station agents, 
1; Section foremen, 1; Other trackmen, 4. Total 9. 



l;Enginemen, 1; Firemen, 1; Conductors, 



HIGH POINT, THOMASVILLE AND DENTON EAILROAD COMPANY 69 



High Point, Thomasville and Denton Railroad Company 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President . . . . . . 


C. F. Tomlinson 


High Point, N. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary-Treasurer 


0. Arthur Kirkman 

0. Arthur Kirkman 


High Point, N. C. 
High Point, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


F. J. Flagler 


High Point, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

C. F. Tomlinson, High Point, N. C; R. B. Terry, High Point, N. C; O. Arthur Kirkman, High 
Point, N. C; T. J. Finch, Thomasville, N. C; J. E. Millis, High Point, N. C; B. I. Harrison, Denton, 
N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized May 11, 1923, under Laws of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 



High Point, N. C, to High Rock, N. C. (miles). 



Total 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 206,595.00 


$ 212,905.00 


5,932.06 


6,116.20 


292,606.61 


308,806.26 


8,405.82 


8,871.19 


66,223.38 


74,513.22 


1,902.42 


2,140.57 


10,318.24 


11,011.76 


86,133.09 


271,832.62 


89,412.89 


198,808.78 


*3,279.80 


73,023.84 


2,474.38 


7,807.03 


2,568.60 


5,711.25 


80,775.75 


265,004.92 


52.08 


6,827.70 


2,320.48 


7,612.89 


70 


1.57 


1.50 


196.13 


5,305.26 


2,101.00 


.03543 


.03543 


*1,600.00 


*4,800.00 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-5; Office clerks, 8-10; Station agents, 4-4; Other station 
men, 2-10; Enginemen, 3-3; Firemen, 3-3; Conductors, 3-3; Other trainmen, 5-6; Machinists, 1-1; Carpen- 
ters, 2-4; Other shopmen, 2-4; Section foremen, 5-6; Other trackmen, 50-60; Other employees, 2-5. Total, 
93-124. 



*Included in operating expenses. 



70 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Kinston Carolina Railroad Company 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




G. R. Loyall 

J C. Poe 


Norfolk, Va. 


Superintendent 

Secretary 


Kinston, N. C. 


M. S. Hawkins 


Norfolk, Va. 


Treasurer 


J. F. George 

J. F. Dalton 


Norfolk, Va. 


Traffic Manager 


Norfolk, Va. 







DIRECTORS 

G. R. Loyall, Norfolk, Va.; C. F. Harvey, Kinston, N. C.; M. S. Hawkins, Norfolk, Va.; E. D. Kyle, 
Norfolk, Va. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 25, 1910, under Laws of North Carolina, State of North Carolina, especially 
provisions of Sections 1239, 1240 and 1241 of Pell's Revisal of 1908, N. C, p. 641. 

PROPERTY OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Kinston, N. C, to Beulaville, N. C. (miles) - --- .-- 


30.47 


30.47 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue -- 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 35,000.00 


$ 35,000.00 


1,148.67 


1,148.67 


69,050.73 


68,863.46 


2,266.19 


2,260.04 


20,282.13 


9,949.42 


665.64 


326.53 


2,931.83 


2,586.57 


40,885.94 


46,532.50 


41,082.73 


41,931.41 


*196.79 


4,601.09 


1,341.84 


1,527.15 


1,348.30 


1,376.15 


36,500.08 


43,289.64 


4,061.30 


2,912.26 


1,197.90 


1,420.73 


2,405 


1,078 


133.29 


95.57 


324,56 


330.60 


.03625 


.03549 


2,200.76 


2,580.01 



Employees: Number— General officers, 5-5; Office clerks, 2-2; Station agents, 2-2; Other station 
men, 1-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 2-2; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Shopmen, 3-3; Section 
foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 6-5. Total, 27-26. 



♦Deficit. 



LAUEINBURG AND SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY 



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Laurinburg and Southern Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President - - 


JohnF. McNair 

Jas L. McNair 




General Manager or Superintendent 


Laurinburg, N. C. 


C. E. Beman '. 

Z. V. Pate 


Laurinburg, N. C. 




Laurinburg, N. C. 


Traffic Manager - 


G. Y. Jones 


Laurinburg, N. C. 


Auditor 


J. W. Hollis 


Laurinburg, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

John Blue, Laurinburg, N. C 



John F. McNair, Laurinburg, N. C 
A. A. James, Laurinburg, N. C; D. M. Flynn, Jacksonville, Fla 
Jas. L. McNair, Laurinburg, N. C. 



N. G. Wade, Jacksonville, Fla. 
A. M. Farley, Laurinburg, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized March 8, 1909, under Laws of North Carolina, Private Laws 1909. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Johns, N. C., to Raeford, N. C. (mi'es). 




Total 



30 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



225,000.00 

7,500.00 

75,000.00 

2,500.00 

378,745.06 



12,624.83 

124,450.24 

104,516.71 

19,933.53 

4,148.34 

3,483.89 

117,188.64 

2,570.23 

3,906,28 

no record 

85.67 
4,691.37 



4,127.28 



1925 



225,000.00 

7,500.00 

75,000.00 

2,500.00 

354,714.97 

11,823.83 

61,812.49 

2,060.41 

13,884.24 

150,416.63 

134,245.87 

16,170.76 

5,013.89 

4,474.86 

138,405.24 

1,568.37 

4,613.50 

3,396 

52.27 

10,443.02 

.015 

4,999.93 



Employees: Number— General officers, 5-6; Office clerks, 3-1; Station agents, 3-3; Other station men, 
1-3;E nginemen, 1-2; Firemen, 1-2; Conductors, 1-2; Other trainmen, 3-2; Section foremen, 3-3; Other 
trackmen, 26-21. Total, 47-45. 



72 



N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 



Lawndale Railway and Industrial Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


John F. Schenck, Sr 


Lawndale N C 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary 


H. E. Schenck 

John F. Schenck, Jr 

John F. Schenck, Sr. 


Lawndale, N. C. 
Shelby N C 


Treasurer 


Lawndale N C 


Traffic Manager 


Carme Elam 


Lawndale, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

George W. Morgan, 70 Thomas St., New York, N. Y.; F. C. Reynolds, 70 Thomas St., New York, 
N. Y.; John F. Schenck, Sr., Lawndale, N. C.; Hal E. Schenck, Lawndale, N. C.; John F. Schenck, 
Jr., Shelby, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 10, 1888, under Laws of North Carolina. Charter amended January 31, 1901, 
and November 11, 1903. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Shelby, N. C, to Lawndale, N. C. (miles). 




Total 



11.05 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road _ 

Cost of road, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



% 60,000.00 


$ 60,000.00 


6,465.52 


5,465.52 


79,517.37 


79,563.27 


8,568.90 


8,573.63 


21,248.14 


22,116.40 


19,614.35 


21,616.17 


1,633.79 


500.23 


1,922.91 


2,001.48 


1,775.05 


1,956.21 


21,174.84 


22,083.40 


73.30 


33.00 


1,916.27 


1,998.50 


no record 


no record 


6.62 


2.99 


no record 


no record 


420.92 


423.02 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-3; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 2-2; Enginemen, 1-1 ; 
Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Machinists, 1-1; Carpenters, 2-2; Section foremen. 
1-1; Other trackmen, 3-4. Total, 18-19. 

We own 9.28 miles, and use 1.77 miles of Seaboard Air Line Railway Company's track making 11.05 
miles operated. 



LINVILLE RIVER RAILWAY COMPANY 



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Linville River Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Edgar P. Earle 

J. E. Vance 


Johnson City, Tenn. 


Secretary 

Superintendent 

Auditor 


H. Prosser 

C. G. Beasiey . .. 


Johnson City, Tenn. 


W. H. Blackwell 


Johnson City, Tenn. 



DIRECTORS 

Edgar P. Earle, Philadelphia, Pa.; J. E. Vance, Johnson City, Tenn.; Aria Pardee, Philadelphia, 
Pa.; J. H. Epps, Jonesboro, Tenn.; Henry Lewis, Philadelphia, Pa.; D. W. Mackie, Cranberry, N. C; 
A. G. B. Steele, Philadelphia, Pa.; H. W. Warden, Jr., Philadelphia, Pa. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N.C. 


Total 


Cranberry, N. C, to Pineola, N. C. (miles) 


\ 34.79 




Montezuma, N. C, to Boone, N. C. (miles)-. 


34.79 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


% 450,000.00 

12,934.75 

531,246.63 

15,270.09 

83,680.48 

2,405.42 

17,675.40 

136,342.08 

117,269.92 

19,072.16 

3,919.00 

3,370.76 

109,131.27 

25,293.06 

3,136.96 

51,170 

727.02 

1,917.25 

.02450 

6,619.21 


$ 450 000 00 


Capital stock, per mile . . . 


12 934 75 


Cost of road .._... .. 


532 956 64 


Cost of road, per mile ... 


15 319 24 


Cost of equipment ... . _ 


85 780 48 


Cost of equipment, per mile 


2 465 66 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue ... 


17,784.90 
120 461 08 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


100 595 18 


Net operating revenue.. .. ... 


19 865 90 


Operating revenue, per mile ........ 


3 462 52 


Operating expenses, per mile ....... 


2 891 49 


Total freight revenue. ..._.._....... 


99 696 07 


Total passenger train service revenue . .. . 


19 326 99 


Freight revenue, per mile . . . . ... 


2 865 65 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue.. . . 


37 355 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile. ......_..... . 


555 53 


Revenue from other sources 


1,437 94 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile _ _ . 


02946 


Taxes paid, North Carolina 


6,497 42 







Employees: Number— General officers, 4-6; Office clerks, 3-2; Station agents, 7-6; Other station 
men, 1-; Enginemen, 2-3; Firemen, 2-3; Conductors, 2-3; Other trainmen, 6-6; Machinists, 1-1; Carpen- 
ters, 2-1; Other shopmen, 1-; Telegraph operators, 1; Section foremen, 5-5; Other trackmen, 31-27; Other 
employees, 1-. Total, 68-63. 



74 



N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President . . ._. . 


W. L. Mapother 

T. E. Brooks 

J. C. Michael 




General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary ... ._ 


Louisville, Ky. 


Treasurer 


E. S. Locke 

A. J. Pharr 

W. A. Northcutt 


Louisville, Ky. 
Louisville, Ky. 


Comptroller 


General Solicitor 


Louisville, Ky. 







DIRECTORS 

F. B. Adams, New York; Lyman Delano, Wilmington; George B. Elliott, Wilmington; James B. 
Brown, Louisville; George C. Jenkins, Baltimore; J. R. Kenly, Wilmington, N. C.; W. L. Mapother, 
Louisville; J. J. Nelligan, Baltimore; Edward W. Sheldon, New York; Frederic W. Scott, Richmond, 
Va.; Henry Walters, New York; John I. Waterbury, New York. 

HISTORY 

Organized March 5, 1850, under Laws of Kentucky. Acts of Kentucky Legislature, approved March 
5, 1850 (Acts 1849-50, p. 427), and numerous amendments. 



ROAD OPERATED— ENTIRE LINE 








1924 


1925 


Main lines and branches (miles) 


4,984.41 


4,982.26 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per pa.ssenger, per mile 

Taxes paid 



$117,000 

23 

246,079 

49 

260,140 

52 

127,837 

25 

77 

135,505 

107,126 

28,378 

26 

21, 

103,038, 

29,699, 

20, 

12,093, 

5, 

6,189, 



,000.00 

,473.19 

,235.00 

,369.78 

,773.32 

,391.51 

,005.95 

,446.75 

,838.26 

,676.86 

,897.02 

,779.84 

,864.25 

,238.10 

,587.53 

,593.52 

,427.59 

325 

888.00 

.03355 

993.77 



117,000 

23 

243,756 

48 

267,779 

53 

132,477 

26 

80 

142,244 

108,402 

33,842 

28 

21 

111,118 

28,288 

22 

10,381 

5, 



,000.00 
,483.32 
,335.00 
,924.85 
,491.10 
,758.06 
,986.33 
,578.47 
,336.53 
,307.02 
,256.23 
.050.79 
,212.05 
,499.98 
,084.62 
,625.51 
,038.62 
,039 
,610.63 
.03347 
,363.35 



LOUISVILLE AND NASHVILLE KAILKOAD COMPANY 



75 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 264; Professional, clerical and 
general 6,823; Maintenance of way and structures, 12,760; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 17,101; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 4,864; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 545; Transportation (train and engine service), 8,284. Total, 50,641. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 262; Professional, clerical and 
general, 6,776; Maintenance of way and structures, 13,275; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 17,473; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 4,757; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
hostlers), 530; Transportation (train and engine service), 8,628. Total, 51,701. 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 



Georgia-North Carolina State Line to Murphy (miles). 




1925 



13.2 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


♦Capital stock 


$ 309,846.11 

23,473.19 

650,681.09 

49,369.78 

691,567.93 

52,391.51 

335,897.10 

25,446.75 

77,838.26 

32,278.05 

63,147,85 

*30,869.80 

2,445.31 

4,783.92 

13,666.99 

16,675.57 

1,035.38 

22,305 

1,263.30 

.05388 

7,356.93 


$ 309,979.82 


*Capital stock, per mile.-. 

*Funded debt 


23,483.32 
645,808 12 


*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 


48,924.85 
709,606 39 


*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment 


53,758.06 
350,835 80 


*Cost of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 


26,578.47 

80,336.53 

35,168.78 

63,910.56 

*28,741.78 

2,664.30 

4,841.71 

19,762.83 

14,044.35 


Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


1,497.18 
19,156 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina . 


1,063.97 

.04717 

8,422.41 







"Estimated on mileage basis. 



76 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Maxton, Alma and Southbound Railroad Company 





OFFICERS 




Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

General Manager or Superintendent 


H. A. McKinnon 

C. Lane 


Maxton, N. C. 
Rowland, N C 


Secretary 


C. J. Cottingham 


Alma, N C 


Treasurer 

Traffic Manager 


A. J. McKinnon 

C. Lane 


Maxton, N. C. 
Rowland, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

H. A. McKinnon, Maxton, N. C; R. L. McLeod, Maxton, N. C; A. J. McKinnon, Maxton, N. C; 
J. W. Ward, Rowland, N. C; C. J. Cottingham, Alma, N. C; A. L. Bullock, Rowland, N. C; G. M. 
Pate, Rowland, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized May, 1911. Under Laws of North Carolina. 
1911, Chapter 86, Pages 199 to 208, inclusive. 



Private Laws of North Carolina, Sessi 



ROAD OPERATED 








N.C. 


Total 


Alma, N. C. to Rowland, N. C. (miles) 


15.15 


15 15 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue , . . . 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile -_. 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 75,000.00 


$ 75,000.00 


4,950.00 


4,950.50 


156,742.49 


156,799.27 


10,346.49 


10,349.79 


29,812.29 


29,812.29 


1,967.80 


1,967.80 


12,313.83 


12,317.59 


23,374.60 


30,068.36 


20,927.10 


26,779.65 


2,447,50 


3,288.71 


1,542.87 


1,984.69 


1,381.33 


1,767.63 


20,841.12 


27,303.73 


1,417.28 


1,857.38 


1,375.65 


1,802.22 


3,652 


2,280 


93.55 


122.60 


1,116.20 


907.25 


.0387 


.0391 


975.18 


2,871.43 



Employees: Number— General officers, 1-1; Office clerks, 0-2; Station 
men, 0-2; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 
shopmen, 1-0; Section foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, .5-5. Total, 14-18. 



agents, 2-2; Other station 
1-1; Machinists, 0-1; Other 



MOORE CENTRAL RAILWAY COMPANY 



77 



Moore Central Railway Company 



HISTORY 

Organized October 1, 1924, under Laws of North Carolina, Revised Chapter 61, Amendment of Private 
Act of General Assembly of North Carolina. 





ROAD OPERATED 








N.C. 


Total 




to Hallison, N. C. (miles) - 


22 


22 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 100,000.00 

444.44 

50,000.00 

222.00 

15,000.00 

66.66 

288.88 

9,411.10 

9,212.65 

198.45 

42.27 

41.38 

8,667.44 

68.82 

38.52 


$ 


Capital stock, per mile 




Cost of road 




Cost of road, per mile 


75,000 00 


Cost of equipment 




Cost of equipment, per mile 




Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


3,408 00 


Operating revenue 


34,763 52 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


42,312 95 


Net operating revenue 


*7,549 43 


Operating revenue, per mile 


1,580 16 


Operating expenses, per mile 


1,923 31 


Total freight revenue 


31,486 12 


Total passenger train service revenue 


74 05 


Freight revenue, per mile 


1,431 14 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


247.47 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 


3.05 

674.84 
3.00 


06 


Revenue from other sources 


3,203 35 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile 




Taxes paid, North Carolina . 


619.08 









Employees: Number — General officers, 2-4; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 4-2; Other station men, 
2-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Section foremen, 2-2; Other 
trackmen, 10-8; Other employees, 0. Total, 26-23. 



'Debit. 



78 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



Norfolk and Western Railway Company 



PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS 




Title 


Name 


Official Address 




A. C. Needles 

W. J. Jenks 

Charles S. Churchill 

E H. Alden 




Vice-President 


Roanoke, Va. 


Vice-President 


Philadelphia, Pa. 
Roanoke, Va. 


Vice-President 


B. W. Herrman 


Secretary and Assistant Treasurer 

Treasurer 


I. W. Booth 

Joseph B. Lacy 

Thomas W. Reath 

F. M. Rivinns 


Philadelphia, Pa. 
Roanoke, Va. 


General Counsel 


Philadelphia, Pa. 




Philadelphia, Pa. 




W. H. Wilson 






J. E. Crawford 

W. P. Wiltsel 

J. T. Carey 

















DIRECTORS 

Thomas W. Reath, Philadelphia, Pa.; W. W. Atterbury, Philadelphia, Pa.; M. C. Kennedy, Phila- 
delphia, Pa.; David Flickwir, Roanoke, Va.; Samuel Rea, Philadelphia, Pa.; N. D. Maher, Roanoke, 
Va.; A. J. County, Philadelphia, Pa.; E. H. Alden, Philadelphia, Pa.; A. C. Needles, Roanoke, Va.; 
F. S. Royster, Norfolk, Va.; S. P. Bush, Columbus, Ohio. 

HISTORY 

Organized under Act of General Assembly of Virginia, approved January 15, 1896, entitled, "An Act 
authorizing the purchase of the Railroads and property of the Norfolk and Western Railroad Com- 
pany, sold by foreclosure of a deed of trust or mortgage thereon, to become and be a corporation, to 
adopt a name therefor, and to possess and exercise general and other powers." 

ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


JMain line and branches (miles) 


2,205.86 


2,205 93 







e 



NOEFOLK AND WESTEKN RAILWAY COMPANY 



79 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



1157,786,600.00 


1 160,311,600.00 


71,077.31 


72,673.02 


118,628,800.00 


119,508,800.00 


53,778.93 


54,176.15 


255,829,293.97 


269,348,844.37 


115,981.66 


122,106.67 


104,834,254.10 


115,673,757.05 


47,5S0.81 


52,433.14 


163,502.47 


174,539.81 


97,709,793.24 


105,218,990.99 


69,872,212.67 


67,934,815.49 


27,837,580.57 


37,284,175.50 


43,607.01 


46,952.64 


31,183.35 


30,315.05 


84,795,438.14 


93,370,356.89 


11,416,423.27 


10,375,262.96 


37,843.45 


41,665.34 


5,378,168 


4,538,851 


5,095.05 


4,629.83 


.03427 


.03416 


7,400,000.00 


8,600,000.00 



Employees (1924): Number — Executives, officials and staff assistants, 188; Professional, clerical and 
general, 2,991; Maintenance of way and structures, 7,484; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 11,664; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 2,075; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 444; Transportation (train and engine service), 4,226. Total, 29,072. 



Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 189; Professional, clerical and 
general, 3,127; Maintenance of way and structures, 8,415; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 11,880; 
Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 2,156; Transportation (yardmasters, switchtenders 
and hostlers), 442; Transportation (train and engine service), 4,203. Total, 30,412. 



f 



80 



N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 








1924 


1925 


Va.-N. C. state line to Winston-Salem N. C. \ 


130.74 


130.74 


Va.-N. C. state line to Durham N. C / 





CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



*Capit al stock 

*Capital stock, per mile :. 

♦Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile 

*Cost of road 

*Cost of road, per mile 

*Cost of equipment 

*Cost of equipment, per mile 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 9,292,647.50 


$ 9,501,270.63 


71,077.31 


72,673.02 


7,031,057.30 


7,082,989.85 


53,778.93 


54,176.15 


15,163,442.22 


15,964,226.03 


115,981.66 


122,106.67 


6,212,870.69 


6,855,108.72 


47,520.81 


52,433.14 


163,502.47 


174,539.81 


1,309,899,30 


1,210,252.42 


1,744,613.18 


1,806,187.32 


t434,713.88 


t595,934.90 


9,995.42 


9,233.04 


13,312.58 


13,782.43 


1,043,586.90 


967,126.18 


230,754.47 


210,390.52 


7,963.27 


7,379.83 


169,878 


143,233 


1,760.81 


1,605.42 


.03346 


.03351 


82,032.67 


95,122.56 



♦Estimated on mileage basis. fDeficit. 



PIEDMONT AND NOETHEKN RAILWAY COMPANY 

Piedmont and Northern Railway Company 



81 



PRINCIPAL GENERAL OFFICERS 


-1925 


Title 


Name 


Official Address 




W. S. Lee 


Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 




J. B. Duke 


511 Fifth Ave., New York, N. Y. 




N. A. Cocke 


Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 






Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 




J. C. McGowan 


Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 




N. A. Cocke 


Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 


General Solicitor 


W. S. O'B. Robinson 

E. B. Hardin 


Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 




Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 






Mercantile Bldg., Charlotte, N. C. 


Superintendent Motive Power 

Traffic Manager 


A D Frye 


Greenville, S. C. 


J. S. Cureton 


Greenville, S. C. 









DIRECTORS 

J. B. Duke, 511 5th Avenue, New York, N. Y.; Pierpont V. Davis, 55 Wall Street, New York, N. Y.; 
W. S.Lee, Charlotte, N. C; E. Thomason, Charlotte, N. C; S. W. Cramer, Charlotte, N. C; A. J. 
Draper, Charlotte, N. C; W. S. Montgomery, Spartanburg, S. C; V. M. Montgomery, Spartanburg, 
S. C; A. W. Smith, Greenville, S. C; John A. Law, Spartanburg, S. C; C. E. Hutchison, Mount Holly, 
N. C; E. A. Smythe, Greenville, S. C; W. E. Beattie, Greenville, S. C; B. B. Gossett, Charlotte, N. C; 
J. A. Law, Spartanburg, S. C; J. T. Woodside, Greenville, S. C; J. P. Gossett, Williamston, S. C; 
L. D. Blake, Belton, S. C; J. C. Self, Greenwood, S. C; E. F. Greene, Boston, Mass.; J. W. Arrington, 
Greenville, S. C. ; A. F. McKissich, Greenville, S. C. ; B. E. Geer, Greenville, S. C. ; J. H. Separk, Gastonia, 
N. C; C. C. Armstrong, Gastonia, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Date of organization, November 17, 1913. Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson Railway Com- 
pany, chartered under chapter L of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1902. March 10, 1910, amended 
May 9, 1911, and February 20, 1910. 

Piedmont Traction Company, chartered under the Laws of North Carolina, Revisal of 1905, 
amended February 9, 1914. 

The properties of the above-named companies were purchased by the Piedmont and Northern Rail- 
way Company, in accordance with a resolution of the stockholders of the Piedmont Traction Com- 
pany, April 25, 1914, and of the Greenville, Spartanburg and Anderson Railway Company, April 24, 
1914, and of the Piedmont and Northern Railway Company, May 18, 1914. 



ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) .. .... _ 


127.89 









II-6 



82 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 
CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



S 8,584,600.00 


$ 8,584,600.00 


67,124.08 


67,124.08 


6,277,700.00 


6,277,700.00 


49,085.93 


49,085.93 


16,129,698.76 


16,129,698.76 


126,121.66 


126,121.66 


1,250,297.76 


2,504,128.95 


1,456,115.29 


1,523,832.96 


794,182.47 


980,295.99 


17,595.57 


19,580.33 


11,385.68 


11,915.10 


1,835,905.32 


2,172,288.41 


324,402.39 


226,853.83 


14,355.69 


16,985.60 


755,587 


524,793 


2,536.57 


1,773.82 


.036640 


.034049 


152,122,57 


198,978.43 



Employees (1924): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 9; Professional, clerical and 
general, 49; Maintenance of way and structures, 164; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 101; Power 
20; Transportation, 213. Total, 556. 

Employees (1925): Number— Executives, officials and staff assistants, 11; Professional, clerical and 
general, 51; Maintenance of way and structures, 138; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 90; Power, 
22; Transportation, 238. Total, 553. 



ROAD OPERATED-NORTH CAROLINA 








1924 


1925 


Main line and branches (miles) 


26.69 


26 69 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



*Capital stock 

*Capital stock, per mile 

*Funded debt 

*Funded debt, per mile. 

*Cost of road and equipment 

*Cost of road and equipment, per mile. 

*Operati ng revenue 

*Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

*Net operating revenue 

*Operating revenue, per mile 

*Operating expenses, per mile 

*Total freight revenue 

*Total passenger train service revenue 

'Freight revenue, per mile 

*Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

*Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

'Estimated on mileage basis. 




1,791,541.69 

67,124.08 

1,310,103.47 

49,085.93 

3,366,176.42 

126,121.66 

469,625.76 

303,883.80 

165,741.96 

17,595.57 

11,385.68 

383,153.36 

67,701.05 

14,355.69 

2,536.57 

.036640 



1925 



1,791,541.69 

67,124.08 

1,310,103.47 

49,085.93 

3,366,176.42 

126,121.66 

522,599.00 

318,014.01 

104,584.99 

19,580.33 

11,915.10 

453,345.66 

47,343.25 

16,985.60 

1,773.82 

.036640 



RALEIGH AND CHAELESTON RAILROAD COMPANY 



83 



Raleigh and Charleston Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




S. Davies Warfield 


Baltimore, Md. 


Superintendent 

Secretary-Treasurer 




Marion, S. C. 


Robert L. Nutt 


New York, N. Y. 







DrRECTORS 

R. J. Blackwell, Marion, S. C; W. Stackhouse, Marion, S. C; Chas. R. Capps, Norfolk, Va.; D. Q. 
Towles, Meggetts, S. C; E. E. Hunter, Wilmington, N. C; S. Davies Warfield, Baltimore, Md.; Robert 
L. Nutt, New York, N. Y.; A. P. McAllister, Lumberton, N. C; F. Sitterding, Richmond, Ya. 



ROAD OPERATED 







N. C. 


Total 


Marion, S. C. 


to Lumberton, N. C. (miles) 


21.24 


42.58 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital st ock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue. .. 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



% 574,500.00 


$ 574,500.00 


13,492.25 


13,492.25 


550,000.00 


550,000.00 


12,916.86 


12,916.86 


1,096,771.63 


1,096,692.21 


25,757.88 


25,756.04 


19,260.52 


19,238.85 


452.35 


451 .83 


26,210.21 


26,207.87 


125,973.83 


137,268.38 


110,268.85 


98,047.51 


15,704.98 


39,220.87 


2,958.52 


3,223.77 


2,589.69 


2,302.67 


111,786.93 


124,225.54 


12,720.58 


11,232.07 


2,625.34 


2,917.46 


20,711 


19,407 


298.74 


263.79 


1,466.32 


1,810.77 


.03598 


.03599 


3,070.32 


3,292.43 



Employees: Number— General officers, 1-1; Office clerks, 3-3; Station agents, 8-8; Other station men, 
2-3; Enginemen, 2-2; Firemen, 2-2; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 4-3; Machinists, 2-2; Carpenters, 
1-2; Other shopmen, 2-2; Telegraph operators, 1-1; Section foremen, 3-4; Other trackmen, 16-16; Other 
employees, 1-1. Total, 50-52. 



84 



N. C. COEPOEATION COMMISSION 



Roanoke Railway Company 



HISTORY 

Organized January 10, 1920, under Laws of Virginia. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Thelma, N. C, to Brunswick, Va. (miles). 




CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile --. 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile. 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue. 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



,000.00 
,333.33 
,744.69 
,716.31 
,867.00 

124.47 
,840.78 
,827.88 
,058.27 
*230.39 
,188.52 
,203.88 
,702.03 
,046.80 
,125.85 

553.69 



Employees: Number — General officers, 
men, 2-; Conductors, 1-; Other trainmen, 



; Office clerks, 1-; Station agents, 1-; Enginemen, 2-; Fire- 
; Trackmen, 3. Total, 16-. 



KOCKINGHAM EAILROAD COMPANY 



85 



Rockingham Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


H. C. Wall - 


Rockingham, N. C. 


General Superintendent 


J. L. Hawley 

J. LeGrand Everett 


Rockingham, N. C. 


Secretary-Treasurer 









DIRECTORS 

Wm. Entwistle, Rockingham, N. C; W. L. Parsons, Rockingham, N. C; John L. Everett, Rock- 
ingham, N. C; H. C. Wall, Rockingham, N. C; F. W. Leake, Rockingham, N. C; J. LeGrand 
Everett, Rockingham, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized 1910, under Laws of North Carolina. 

ROAD OPERATED 





1924 


1925 


Ledbetter, N. C. (Formerly Leak, N. C.) to Gibson, N. C. 




21.4 











CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 72,000.00 

3,364.48 

250,000.00 

11,682.24 

307,883.27 

14,387.06 

18,863.04 

881 .45 

15,268.98 

75,845.16 

61,293.15 

14,552.01 

3,544.16 

2,864.16 

75,220.59 

624.57 

3,514.81 

905 

.69 

3.4 

3,584.40 


$ 72 000 00 


Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 


3,364.48 
250 000 00 


Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 


11,682.24 
323 818 84 


Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 


15,131.72 
18 863 04 


Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 


881 .45 
16,013.17 
70 805 88 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 


89,988.59 
19,182 71 


Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue - 


3,308.68 
4,205.07 
70,442 08 


Total passenger train service revenue 


363 80 


Freight revenue, per mile 


3,291.68 
602 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 


.33 
3,6 
4,562 89 







Employees: Number— General officers, 3-3; Office clerks, 2-2; Station agents, 2-2; Other station men, 
2-1; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Machinists, 1-1; Other shopmen, 
2-2; Section foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 12-12; Other employees, 2-1. Total, 33-32. 



86 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Smoky Mountain Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

Superintendent 


W. M. Ritter 

E. B. McCollum 

James L. Hammill 

W. E. Weakley 


Columbus, Ohio. 
Proctor N C 


Secretary 


Columbus Ohio 


Traffic Manager 


Columbus, Ohio. 



DIRECTORS 

W. M. Ritter, Columbus, Ohio; S. G. Bernard, Asheville, N. C; James L. Hammill, Columbus, 
Ohio; C. B. Weakley, Columbus, Ohio; Landon C. Bell, Columbus, Ohio; R. E. Pendleton, Columbus, 
Ohio. 

HISTORY 

Organized August 2, 1905, under Laws of North Carolina, Private Laws of North Carolina 1909, 
Chapter 151. Charter amended by Act ratified February 26, 1909. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Ritter, N. C, to Bone Valley, N. C. (miles). 



Total 




9.6 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

CapitaJ stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of rdad, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Totfal passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger sfervice train revenue, per mile 

Revenue form other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



50,000.00 

5,208.33 

23,000.00 

2,395.83 

2,221.70 

231 .43 

2,138.30 

222.74 

454.17 

28,836.80 

27,235.35 

1,601.45 

3,003.83 

2,837.02 

28,356.41 

480.39 

2,953.79 

2,582 

50.40 



.044 
1,199.09 



1925 



50,000.00 

5,208.33 

23,000.00 

2,395.83 

120.06 

12.50 

1,580.55 

164.64 

177.15 

27,338.01 

26,701.66 

6^6.35 

2,847.70 

2,771.00 

26,937.41 

400.60 

2,806.00 

2,132 

41.73 

66.73 

.044 

860.64 



Employees: Number — General officers, 2-2; Office clerks, 4-4; Station 
Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 1-1 
employees, 1-1. Total, 21-21. 



agents, 2-2; Enginemen, 1-1; 
; Other trackmen, 7-7; Other 



TENNESSEE AND NORTH CAROLINA COMPANY 



87 



Tennessee and North Carolina Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


C. Boice -- - -- - - 


Newport, Tenn. 


Vice-President 


W. J. Parks -- 

J.W.Bell 

W. J. Parks 


Newport, Tenn. 


Secretary-Treasurer 


Newport, Tenn. 


Traffic Manager 


Newport, Tenn. 







DIRECTORS 

C. Boice, Newport, Tenn.; D. R. Noland, Waynesville, N. C; W. J. Parks, Newport, Tenn.; D. L. 
Boyd, Waynesville, N. C; J. W. Bell, Newport, Tenn.; H. S. Mantooth, Newport, Tenn.; F. E. Alley, 

Waynesville, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized under the General Railroad Laws of the State of North Carolina and to succeed Tennessee 
and North Carolina Railroad Company. 







ROAD OPERATED 








N.C. 


Total 




to Crestmont, N.C. 


(miles) --- 


2.00 


22.16 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 250,000.00 


$ 250,000.00 


12,400.00 


12,400.00 


224,625.80 


224,625.80 


11,142.15 


11,142.15 


24,636.07 


24,636.07 


1,222.02 


1,222.02 


12,364.17 


12,364.17 


67,158.45 


61,503.66 


49,352.64 


55,885.46 


17,805.81 


5,618.20 


3,962.15 


3,628.53 


2,911.66 


3,297.70 


59,997.36 


50,047.49 


4,861.51 


4,249.75 


3,539.66 


3,306.63 


9,473 


8,544 


286.82 


250.72 


2,299.56 


5,396.67 


.03 


.03 


2,016.45 


2,008.27 



Employees: Number — General officers, 4-4; Office clerks, 3-2; Station agents, 5-5; Enginemen, 2-2; 
Firemen ,2-2; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 4-4; Shopmen, 1-1; Section foremen, -5-5; Other trackmen, 
15-18; Other employees, 2-1. Total, 45-46. 



N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 



The Pigeon River Railway Company 

(Leased to Tennessee and North Carolina Railroad Co.) 
OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

Secretary-Treasurer 


E. M. Bechtel 

F. L. Beer 


Philadelphia, Pa. 
Philadelphia, Pa. 





DIRECTORS 

E. M. Bechtel, Philadelphia, Pa.; F. H. Ely, Philadelphia, Pa.; F. L. Beer, Philadelphia, Pa. 
E. WiUiams, Philadelphia, Pa.; K. F. Wenz, Canton, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized November 2, 1906, under the Laws of North Carolina, Chapter 61, "Railroads," Vol. 1 
Revisal of 1905 of North Carolina. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


West Canton, N. C, to Spruce, N. C. (miles) 


14.95 


14.95 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 



1924 



40,000.00 
2,679.59 
129,000.00 
8,628.76 
330,686.24 
22,119.49 
22,119.49 



1925 



40,000.00 
2,679.59 

81,000.00 

5,418.06 

330,686.24 

22,119.49 

22,119.49 



TOWNSVILLE RAILROAD COMPANY 



89 



Townsville Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


J. R. Paschall 


Merry Mount, N. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary-Treasurer 




Townsville, N. C. 


R. B. Taylor 

W. J. Tally . . _ 


Townsville, N. C. 
Townsville, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

J. R. Paschall, Merry Mount, N. C; C. S. Taylor, Townsville, N. C; J. E. Kitaball, Townsville, 
N. C; S. R. Adams, Townsville, N. C; R. B. Taylor, Townsville, N. C; J. A. Boyd, Townsville, N. C. ; 
E. M. Thorpe, Townsend, Ga. 

HISTORY 

Organized July 2, 1919, under Laws of North Carolina. North Carolina Revisal 1905, Section 2548 
and following. 



ROAD OPERATED 










N. C. 


Total 


Townsville, N. C, to Manson, N. C. (miles) 




10.5 


10.5 


CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



210,000.00 
20,000.00 
40,000.00 

3,809.52 

255,794.23 

24,348.97 

20,673.19 

1,968.87 
26,317.84 
14,234.76 
15,864.64 
*1,629.88 

1,355.70 

1,510.92 
13,522.51 



56.00 
631.58 



1925 



210,000.00 

20,000.00 

40,000.00 

3,809.52 

254,472.04 

24,235.43 

21,760.28 

2,072.41 

26,307.84 

15,857.01 

16,355.79 

498.78 

1,511.19 

1,557.69 

15,200.76 

1,447.69 

656.25 

664.00 



Employees: Number— General officers, 4-4; Station agents, 3-3; Enginemen, 
Other trainmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 1-1; Other trackmen, 4-4. Total, 15-15. 



1-1; Firemen, 1-1; 



90 



N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 



Tuckaseegee and Southeastern Railway Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Joseph Keyes 


Washington, D. C. 


General Manager or Superintendent 

Secretary-Treasurer 


Jas. E.Walker 

N. M. Davidson 

H. W. Price 


East LaPorte, N. C. 
East LaPorte, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


East LaPorte, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

Joseph Keys, Washington, D. C; M. L. Harrison, East Radford, Va.; H. W. Shields, Bluefield, 
W. Va.; V. R. Rieley, East LaPorte, N. C; Felix E. Alley, Waynesville, N. C; N. M. Davidson, 
East LaPorte, N. C; James E. Walker, East LaPorte, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Incorporated June 7, 1922, under Laws of North Carolina. Consolidated Statutes North Carolina, 
Chapters 33-36. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N.C. 


Total 


Sylva, N. C, to East LaPorte, N. C. (miles) 


12.26 


12.26 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



1924 



1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) . 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



300,000.00 


$ 300,000.00 


24,469.82 


24,469.82 


1,581.69 


1,581.69 


129.01 


129.01 


306,414.16 


307,975.69 


24,993.00 


25,120.36 


38,234.37 


38,250.37 


3,118.62 


3,119.93 


28,111.62 


■28,240.29 


86,929.27 


95,394.23 


86,966.37 


84,582.30 


*37.10 


10,811.93 


7,090.47 


7,780.93 


7,083.50 


6,899.05 


79,057.84 


91,305.99 


7,871.43 


4,088.24 


6,448.43 


7,477.47 


19,678 


10,220 


642.04 


333.45 


.40 


.40 


1.087.92 


502.48 



Employees: Number — General officers, 9-4; Office clerks, 2-2; Station agents, 1-1; Other station men, 
1-1 ; Enginemen, 4-1 ; Firemen, 1-1 ; Conductors, 1-1 ; Other trainmen, 3-2; Machinists, 1-1 ; Carpenters, 1-; 
Other shopmen, 2-3; Section foremen, 2-2; Other trackmen, 18-10; Other employees, 5. Total, 46-34. 



■Deficit. 



VIKGINIA AND CAROLINA SOUTHERN RAILROAD COMPANY 



91 



Virginia and Carolina Southern Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 



President and Treasurer 

Vice-President in charge Traffic, Opera- 
tion and Accounts 

Secretary 



Name 



A. T. McLean. 

J. Q. Beckwith 
J. D. McLean. 



Official Address 


Lumberton, 


N. 


C. 


Lumberton, 


N 


C. 


Lumberton, 


N 


c. 



DIRECTORS 

A. T. McLean, H. B. Jennings, F. P. Gray, A. E. White, L. H. Caldwell, S. F. Caldwell, K. M. Biggs, 
J. D. McLean, all of Lumberton, N. C. 

HISTORY X 

Organized January 11, 1907, under Laws of North Carolina, Private Acts 1903, Chapter 203, Private 
Acts 1907, Chapter 67. 



ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


Hope Mills, N. C, to Lumberton, N. C. (miles) 


27 
27 


54 


St. Paul, N. C, to Elizabethtown, N. C. (miles) 









CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operat ing revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



1924 



1925 



$ 141,000.00 


$ 141,000.00 


2,663.39 


2,663.39 


524,000.00 


524,000.00 


9,960.31 


9,897.99 


670,453.70 


673,515.22 


12,664.40 


12,722.23 


82,711.27 


92,617.08 


1,562.36 


1,749.49 


14,226.77 


14,471.72 


168,754.20 


195,280.13 


146,973.79 


150,760.83 


21,780.41 


44,519.30 


3,187.66 


3,688.70 


2,776.23 


2,847.77 


139,904.16 


168,521.51 


23,049.38 


21,372.10 


2,642.69 


3,183.06 


26,165 


240.37 


435.38 


403.70 


5,800.66 


5,386.52 


.035 


.039 


11,454.18 


10,255.79 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-3; Office clerks, 3-4; Station agents, 4-4; Other station men, 
7-8; Enginemen, 3-2; Firemen, 3-2; Conductors, 3-4; Other trainmen, 5-5; Machinists, 2-2; Carpenters, 1-2; 
Other shopmen, 1-1; Section foremen, 5-6; Other trackmen, 20-21; Other employees, 5-6. Total, 65-70. 



92 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Warrenton Railroad Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 






Warrenton, N. C. 


Secretary-Treasurer . . ... .. .. 


C. R. Rodwell 


Warrenton, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


A. C. Blalock 


Warrenton N C 







DIRECTORS 

W. G. Rogers, M. P. Burwell, R. T. Watson, H. A. Moseley, C. E. Jackson, C. R. Rodwell, all of 
Warrenton, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized April 21, 1876, under Laws of North Carolina, Battle's Revisal. 



ROAD OPERATED 



Warrenton, N. C, to Warren Plains, N. C. (miles )- 




Total 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



Capital stock _ 

Capital stock, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue -_. 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



Employees: Number — General officers, 5-5; Other station men, 4-4; Enginemen, 
Other trainmen, 1-1. Total, 12-12. 




1-1; Firemen, 1-1; 



WASHINGTON AND VANDEMERE RAILROAD COMPANY 



93 



Washington and Vandemere Railroad Company 





OFFICERS 




Title 


Name 


Official Address 




A. D. MacLean 

P. R. Albright 


Washington, N. C. 




Wilmington, N. C. 




John T. Reid 

R. A. Brand 


Wilmington, N. C. 




Wilmington, N. C. 









DIRECTORS 

A. D. MacLean, Washington, N. C; C. A. Flynn, Washington, N. C; Lyman Delano, Wilmington, 
N. C; Geo. B. Elliott, Wilmington, N. C; R. D. Cronly, Wilmington, N. C. 



HISTORY 

Organized December 5, 1903, under Laws of North Carolina. Chartered by Act of General Assembly 
Chapter 245, Private Laws of 1903. Amended by Act of General Assembly, Chapter 40, Private Law 
1907. 

ROAD OPERATED 



Near Washington, N. C, to Vandemere, N. C. (miles). 




Total 



40.52 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 125,000.00 

3,084.90 

720,000.00 

17,769.00 

596,782.07 

14,728.09 

74,752.60 

1,844.83 

16,572.92 

84,108.75 

103,412.66 

*19,303.91 

2,075.73 

2,552.14 

69,958.63 

13,649.95 

1,726.52 

14,070 

336.87 

500.17 

.0342 

4,731.48 


$ 125 000 00 


Capital stock, per mile 


3,084.90 
720 000 00 


Funded debt 


Funded debt, per mile 


17 769 00 


Cost of road 


597 307 92 


Cost of road, per mile 


14 741 06 


Cost of equipment 


72 143 60 


Cost of equipment, per mile 


1 780 44 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


16 521 51 


Operating revenue . . 


74 030 59 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 


91 575 22 


Net operating revenue _ .. 


17 544 63 


Operating revenue, per mile . 


1 827 01 




2 260 00 


Total freight revenue _ 


60,909.66 

12,580.27 

1,503 20 




Freight revenue, per mile . . .. _. .. . 




12,022 
310.47 
540 66 


Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources,. . 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile - - -. 


0258 


Taxes paid. North Carolina 


4,965.25 



Employees: Number — General officers, 1-1; Station agents, 3-3; Other station men, 2-2; Enginemen, 
1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Telegraph operators, 1-; Section foremen, 4-4; 
Other trackmen, 15-13; Other employees, 2-2; Total, 32-31. 

* Deficit 



94 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Wellington and Powellsville Railroad Company 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


J. A. Pretlow 

J. A. Pretlow 


Franklin, Va 


Receiver 


Franklin, Va 


Secretary ^ 


Mrs. Elizabeth Baker 

G. G. McCann 


Norfolk Va 













DIRECTORS 

A. T. Baker, Norfolk, Va.; Mrs. Elizabeth Baker, Norfolk, Va.; John H. Small, Washington, D. C; 
E. F. Branning, New York, N. Y.; J. A. Pretlow, Frankhn, Va. 



HISTORY 

Organized October 20, 1893, under Laws of North Carohna. Laws 1833, Chapter 258 amended 
Chapter 24, 1897. 







ROAD OPERATED 








N. C. 


Total 


Ahoskie, N. C. 


to Windsor, N. C. 


(miles) 


22 


22 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 




Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile 

Revenue from other sources 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid. North Carolina 



90,000.00 

4,090.90 
33,000.00 

1,500.00 
189,212.73 

8,600.00 
66,434.15 
71,167.61 
*4,733.46 

3,019.73 

3,416.71 
54,445.34 
10,117.26 

2,474.79 
10,158 
459.87 

1,871.55 
4.1 

1,476.87 



1925 



90.000.00 

4,090.90 

36,000.00 

1,674.42 

189,262.68 

8,802.91 

83,871.52 

84,276.70 

*405.18 

390.10 

391.98 

76,060.41 

7,341.45 

353.76 

7,262 

341.50 

469.66 

3.51 

850.54 



Employees: Number— General officers, 3-2; Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 5-5; Other station men, 
1-1 ; Enginemen, 3-3; Firemen, 2-2; Conductors, 2-2; Other trainmen, 3-3; Machinists, 2-2; Carpenters, 1-1 ; 
Other shopmen, 4-3; Section foremen, 3-3; Other trackmen, 20-20; Other employees, 3-3. Total, 53-51. 



"Deficit. 



WILMINGTON^ BRUNSWICK AND SOUTHERN COMPANY 95 

Wilmington, Brunswick and Southern Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 

• 


Name 


Official Address 




M. J. Corbett 

M. W. Dwine 

Walker Taylor 

H. C. McQueen 

H. M. Shannon 


Wilmington, N. C. 


General Manager 


Wilmington, N. C. 


Secretary 


Wilmington, N. C. 


Treasurer 


Wilmington, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


Southport, N. C. 







DIRECTORS 

M. J. Corbett, Wilmington, N. C; J. W. Brooks, Wilmington, N. C; M: W. Dwine, Wilmington, 
N. C; F. B. Gault, Wilmington, N. C; Walker Taylor, Wilmington, N. C; J. A. Jones, Laurinburg, 
N. C; H. C. McQueen, Wilmington, N. C; C. E. Taylor, Jr., Wilmington, N. C. 

HISTORY 

Organized January 22, 1907, under the Laws of North Carolina— General Laws. 

ROAD OPERATED 





N. C. 


Total 


Navassa, N. C, to Southport, N. C. (miles) -- 


30.2 


30 2 







CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 





1924 


1925 


Capital stock 


$ 165,000.00 

5,463.59 

180,000.00 

5,960.26 

451,120.31 

14,937.76 

57,211.62 

1,894.42 

16,832.18 

62,566.99 

65,304.64 

*2,737.65 

2,071.75 

2,162.40 

46,669.54 

13,852.10 

1,545.35 

12,996 

458.68 

2,045.35 

.03568 

1,868.10 


$ 165,000.00 


Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt 


5,463.59 
180,000.00 


Funded debt, per mile 


5 960 26 


Cost of road.. ..... . . _ 


447,286.89 


Cost of road, per mile 


14 810 82 


Cost of equipment 


57 211 62 


Cost of equipment, per mile 


1 894 42 


Cost of road and equipment, per mile 


16 705 24 


Operating revenue 


60 571 54 


Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 


48,557.49 
12 014 05 


Operating revenue, per mile 


2 005 68 


Operating expenses, per mile 


1 607 86 




46,299 98 


Total passenger train service revenue 


11,615 76 


Freight revenue, per mile . 


1,533.11 
9,679 
384 96 


Total number passengers carried earning revenue 


Revenue from other sources . . 


2,655 80 


Average receipts per passenger, per mile . . . 


.0341 


Taxes paid. North Carolina.. ... _ . ... 


1,800.00 







Employees: Number— General officers, 5-5;Office clerks, 1-1; Station agents, 2-2; Other station men, 
3-2; Enginemen, 1-1; Firemen, 1-1; Conductors, 1-1; Other trainmen, 2-2; Machinists, 1-1; Other shop- 
men, 1-1; Section foremen, 3-2; Other trackmen, 18-12; Other employees, 1. Total, 39-35. 



*Deficit. 



96 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company 



PRINCIPAL 


GENERAL OFFICERS-1925 




Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

Vice-President 


H. E. Fries 

J. R. Kenly 


Winston-Salem, N. C. 
Wilmington, N C 


Secretary 

Treasurer 

General Counsel 

General Auditor 


J. F. Post 

John T. Reid 

Burton Craig 

W. D. McCaig 

J. E. Willoughby 


Wilmington, N. C. 
Wilmington, N. C. 
Wmston-Salem, N. C. 
Wilmington, N. C. 
Wilmington, N. C. 




G. F. Turley 


Winston-Salem, N. C. 


Traffic Manager 


S. P.Collier 


Winston-Salem, N. C. 



DIRECTORS 

H. E. Fries, Winston-Salem, N. C; N. D. Maher, Roanoke, Va.; A. C. Needles, Roanoke, Va.' 
D. W. Flickwir, Roanoke, Va.; J. R. Kenly, Wilmington, N. C; George B. Elliott, Wilmington, N. C 

HISTORY 



Date of organization, February 13, 1905. 

Organized under the Laws of the State of North Carolina, Private Laws of the State of North 
Carolina, passed by the General Assembly at its session of 1905 (page 93), chapter 34, entitled "An 
Act to Incorporate the Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company," amending sections 10 and 
11 of the Private Acts of 1905, chapter 34, page 96, ratified January 31, 1907. 

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina, passed by the General Assembly at its session of 1909 
(page 539), chapter 252, entitled "An Act extending the time for construction of the Winston-Salem 
Southbound Railway Company," ratified March 5, 1909. 

Acts of the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, H. B. 888, S. B. 584, entitled "An 
Act to amend the charter of the Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Company," amending section 
2 of chapter 34 of the Private Laws of North Carolina passed at its session of 1905, ratified February 11, 
1911. 

Private Laws of the State of North Carolina, passed by the General Assembly at its session of 1911 
(page 892), chapter 357, entitled "An Act to amend An Act relating to the Southbound Railway 
Company," ratified February 25, 1911. 



WINSTON-SALEM SOUTHBOUND RAILWAY COMPANY 



97 



ROAD OPERATED— NORTH CAROLINA 



Winston-Salem, N. C, to Wadesboro, N. C. (miles). 
Under contract and trackage rights 




1925 



CAPITAL STOCK, ETC. 



1924 



1925 



Capital stock 

Capital stock, per mile 

Funded debt _ _ 

Funded debt, per mile 

Cost of road _ 

Cost of road, per mile 

Cost of equipment 

Cost of equipment, per mile.. 

Cost of road and equipment, per mile 

Operating revenue 

Operating expenses (Interest on bonds not included) 

Net operating revenue 

Operating revenue, per mile 

Operating expenses, per mile 

Total freight revenue 

Total passenger train service revenue 

Freight revenue, per mile 

Total number passengers carried earning revenue 

Passenger service train revenue, per mile. 

Average receipts per passenger, per mile 

Taxes paid, North Carolina 



1,245,000.00 


$ 1,245,000.00 


14,196.12 


14,196.12 


5,000,000.00 


5,000,000.00 


57,012.54 


57,012.54 


5,589,577.68 


5,604,498.60 


63,735.22 


63,905.35 


372,065.46 


454,706.31 


4,242.47 


5,184.79 


67,977.69 


69,090.14 


1,229,393.29 


1,387,332.50 


910,666.34 


819,117.56 


318,726.95 


568,214.94 


13,006.70 


14,677.66 


9,634.64 


8,666.08 


1,091,651.49 


1,256,609.95 


119,193.46 


110,426.35 


11,549.42 


13,294.65 


48,597 


37,254 


1,261.04 


1,168.29 


.03468 


.03439 


71,825.01 


76,199.17 



Employees (1924): Number — ^Executives, oflBcials and staff assistants, 4; Professional, clerical and 
general, 37; Maintenance of way and structures, 85; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 4; Trans- 
portation (other than train, engine and yard), 16; Transportation (train and engine service), 47. 
Total, 193. 

Employees (1925): Number—Executives, oflBcials and staff assistants, 4; Professional, clerical 
and general, 36; Maintenance of way and structures, 88; Maintenance of equipment and stores, 
4; Transportation (other than train, engine and yard), 18; Transportation (train and engine service), 
49. Total, 199. 



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AMEKICAN RAILWAY EXPRESS COMPANY 



101 



EXPRESS COMPANIES 



American Railway Express Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


R. E. M. Cowie - . 


New York, N. Y. 


Vice-President in Charge of Operations... 
Vice-President in Charge of Operations... 
Vice-President in Charge of Operations... 
Vice-President in Charge of Operations... 
Vice-President in Charge of Operations... 
Vice-President in Charge of TraflBc 


C. W. Robie 


New York, N. Y. 


E. A. Stedman 


Chicago, 111. 


C. D. Summy . 


St. Louis, Mo. 


William G. Smith 


Atlanta, Ga. 


A. Christeson . 


San Francisco, Cal. 


F. S Holbrook 


New York, N. Y. 


Vice-President in Charge of Accounts 


Charles A. Lutz 


New York, N. Y. 


Secretary 


E. R. Merry, Jr. 


New York, N. Y. 


Vice-President and Treasurer 


J. W. Newlean 


New York, N. Y. 


General Counsel 


H. S. Marx 


New York, N. Y. 


General Auditor 


S. M. Baker . . 


Chattanooga, Tenn. 


General Auditor 


Richard Burr . . . 


Chicago, 111. 


General Auditor 


J. F. Brizzie . . 


Philadelphia, Pa. 


General Auditor 


H. D. Freeman ... 


New York, N. Y. 









DIRECTORS 

J. S. Alexander, W. M. Barrett, Newcomb Carlton, R. E. M. Cowie, H. W. deForest, J. H. Harding, 
W. A. Harriman, Charles Hayden, J. G. Milburn, C. A. Peabody, Mortimer L. Schiff, A. H. Wiggin, all 
of New York City. 

HISTORY 

Organized June, 1918, under Laws of Delaware. 



MILEAGE 





Entire System 


N. 


C. 




1924 


1925 


1924 


1925 


Steam roads 


222,278.05 

2,991.47 

16,256.50 

6,247.62 

10,820.00 

768.32 

10.75 


222,042.43 

2,948.90 

11,388.50 

6,249.62 

8,720.00 

454.28 

10.75 


3,076.10 
38.49 


3,074.62 


Electric lines 


38.49 


Coastwise steamboat lines 




Inland steamboat lines 






Trans-oceanic steamboat lines 






Stage lines 






Miscellaneous 












Totals 


259,372.71 


251,814.48 


3,114.59 


3,113.11 







102 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



OPERATING REVENUES 



Account 


1924 


1925 


Transportation : 


$ 287,278,763.26 
2,652.35 


$ 290,300,069 92 




2,972 40 






Total transportation 


$ 287,281,415.61 
139,997,383.58 


$ 290 303 042 32 


Contract Payments: 
Express privileges — Dr. 


143,831,906 51 






Revenue from transportation 


$ 147,284.032.03 


$ 146,471,135.81 


Operations Other Than Transportation: 


$ 206,488.06 

4,701.03 

179,312.70 

2,323,002.61 

3,879.09 

638,367.43 


$ 203,273.82 




4,509.26 




138,171.58 


C.O.D. checks 


2,278,777.16 


Profit on exchange and other financial revenue 


76 26 


Miscellaneous 


619,094 45 






Total other than transportation 


$ 3,355,750.92 


$ 3,243,902.53 






Total operating revenues 


$ 150,639,782.95 


$ 149,715,038.34 



OPERATING EXPENSES 



Account 


1924 


1925 




$ 7,932,827.69 

298,470.68 

130,475,536.78 

8,739,774.13 


$ 8,475,533.89 


Traffic 


425,165.12 




129,395,614.70 




8,136,580.15 






Total operating expenses 


$ 147,446,609.28 


$ 146,432,893.86 







AMERICAN EAILWAY EXPRESS COMPANY 



103 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Balance at 
Close of 
Year 1924 


Liabilities 


Balance at 
Close of 
Year 1924 


Investment 


$ 52,627,371.10 

35,797,208.01 

502,259.19 

1,997,007.56 


Capital stock 

Current liabilities 


$ 34,642,000.00 


Current assets 


27,620,904 04 


Deferred assets 


Deferred liabilities 


2,696,972.47 






23,542,805.84 




Corporate surplus 

Total 


2,621,163.51 


Total 


$ 91,123,845.86 


$ 91,123,845.86 










Year 1925 




Year 1925 


Investment 


$ 52,381,522.98 

35,217,149.48 

425,102.31 

1,399,113.58 


Capital stock 


$ 34,642,000 00 


Current assets 


Current liabilities 


28,432,361 47 


Deferred assets 


Deferred liabilities 


2,602,199 95 


Unadjusted debits 


Unadjusted credits 


20,893,813 69 




Corporate surplus 


2,852,513 24 




Total 




Totdl 


$ 89,422,888.35 


$ 89,422,888 35 











EQUIPMENT OWNED 












1924 


1925 


Equipment owned 


$ 


14,731,594.21 


$ 


14,173,442.32 



104 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Southeastern Express Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President . -. . . 


J. E. Skaggs 


Atlanta, Ga. 






Atlanta, Ga. 


Secretary-Treasurer 


F. W. Woods 


Atlanta Ga 


Auditor 


J. E. O'Keeffe 


Atlanta Ga 


General Manager 


W. F. Ferrell 


Atlanta, Ga 


Traffic Manager 


C. B. Williams 


Atlanta, Ga 









DIRECTORS 

H. C. Armstrong, Selma, Ala.; Robert F. Maddox, Atlanta, Ga.; R. A. Brown, Birmingham, Ala.; 
Jos. L. Graham, Winston-Salem, N. C; Sanders McDaniel, Atlanta, Ga.; Z. C. Patten, Chattanooga, 
Tenn; J, E. Skaggs, Atlanta, Ga. 



Organized 1920, under Laws of Alabama. 



HISTORY 



MILEAGE 





Entire System 


N. 


C. 




1924 


1925 


1924 


1925 


Steam roads.. 


9,970.65 
157.18 
388.00 
38.00 


9,970.65 

154.18 

388.00 

6.00 


1,471.57 


1,471.57 






Inland steamboat line 






Miscellaneous 












Totals 


10,553.83 


10,518.83 


1,471.57 


1,471.57 







SOUTHEASTEKN EXPRESS COMPANY 



105 



OPERATING 


REVENUES 










Account 


1924 


1925 


Transportation: 


$ 


7,903,288.43 
7,100.99 


$ 


8,037,603.52 




3,254.80 










$ 


7,910,389.42 


S 


8,040,858.32 








Contract Payments: 


$ 


3,754,731.81 


$ 


3,912,195.07 








Revenue from transportation 


$ 


4,155,657.61 


$ 


4,128,663.25 








Operations Other Than Transportation: 
Customs brokerage fees 


$ 


33.81 

1.90 

3,990.00 

8,263.72 

98,030.18 

17.53 


$ 


41.17 




3.67 


Rents of buildings and other property 


3,238.00 




9,306.68 


C.O.D. 


99,255.16 


Miscellaneous 


270.39 








Total other than transportation 


$ 


110,337.14 


$ 


112,115.07 


Total operating revenues 


$ 


4,265,994.75 


$ 


4,240,778.32 







OPERATING EXPENSES 



Account 


1924 


1925 


Maintenance 


$ 277,085.27 

32,439.29 

3,538,389.22 

254,818.34 


% 301,550 63 


Traffic 


53,077 31 


Transportation 


3,473.055.49 


General 


258,294.80 






Total operating expenses -- .. . . . 


$ 4,102,732.12 


$ 4,085,978 23 







106 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Balance at 
Close of 
Year 1924 


Liabilities 


Balance at 
Close of 
Year 1924 


Investment 


$ 1,297,229.68 

1,009,719.35 

6,524.31 


Capital stock 


$ 1 000 000 00 


Current assets - 


Current liabilities 


743,981 39 


Unadjusted debits - 


Unadjusted credits 


516,645 95 






52,846 00 




Total - 




Total 


$ 2,313,473.34 


$ 2,313,473.34 










Year 1925 




Year 1925 




$ 1,300,297.85 

1,339,610.08 

8,357.75 




$ 1,000,000.00 






970,844.07 






600,242.21 






77,179.40 




Total --- . -- -.. 




Total 


$ 2,648,265.68 


$ 2,648,265.68 









EQUIPMENT OWNED 





1924 


1925 


Equipment owned 


$ 684,754.08 


$ 555,389.05 







THE PULLMAN COMPANY 



107 



THE PULLMAN COMPANY 

OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 




E. F. Carry 


Chicago, 111. 


Secretary 


J. F. Kane 


Chicago, 111. 




G. S. Fernald 


Chicago, 111. 







PROPERTY OPERATED 





1924 


1925 . 


Total length of main lines of railroads over which its cars are run 
(miles) 


181,094.00 
2,029.75 


185,408 00 


Mileage in North Carolina 


1,998 55 







CAPITAL STOCK 








1924 


1925 


Capital stock ... . 


$ 135,000,000.00 


$ 135,000,000 00 







108 



N. C. COKPOBATION COMMISSION 



Postal Telegraph- Cable Company 



OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 


Charles H. Mackay 


New York, N, Y 


Vice-President and General Manager 


Edward Reynolds 


New York, N. Y. 


Vice-President 


E. C. Piatt 


New York, N. Y. 




E. C. Piatt 


New York, N. Y. 






New York, N. Y. 




Robert J. Hall 


New York, N. Y. 




Milton W. Blackmar 


New York, N. Y. 




William B. Dunn.. 


New York, N. Y. 









RECEIPTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 




Commercial telegraph tolls, interstate 

Commercial telegraph tolls, interstate local . 

Commercial telegraph tolls, intrastate 

Government telegraph tolls, interstate 

Government telegraph toils, interstate local. 

Government telegraph tolls, intrastate 

Press telegraph tolls, interstate 

Press telegraph tolls, interstate local 

Press telegraph tolls, intrastate 

Other telegraph transmission revenue 

Stock and commercial news 

Money transfer tolls 

Money transfer premiums 

Messenger service 

Telegraph tolls on cable messages 

Telephone receipts, interstate 

Telephone receipts, intrastate. 

Rents for leased wires 

Rents from other operated property 

Land tolls on radio 

Miscellaneous rent income 

Total receipts 



81,247.29 

71,821.90 

35,535.25 

794 .49 

134.80 

366.83 

1,196.19 

3,887.22 

4,251.22 

1,782.75 

5,655.56 

1,455.55 

956.31 

10.41 

971.63 

11,118.85 

13,611.95 

792.94 

2,215.73 

12.17 

1,200.00 



239,019.14 



1925 



),086.56 



37,604.01 
50.17 



1,089.22 
3,845.99 



6,908.41 

1,657.89 

5,740.64 

1,800.73 

1,131.43 

10.40 

1,069.57 

13,618.38 

18,705.40 

307.29 

2,024.27 

29.18 

480.00 



282,159.54 



POSTAL TELEGRAPH-CABLE COMPANY 



109 



EXPENSES 



Supervision of operations 

Wages, operators 

Wages, bookkeepers and clerks 

Commission 

Messenger service expenses 

Telephone service 

Rents of telegraph offices 

Miscellaneous expenses 

Stationery and printing 

Operating power 

Advertising 

Traffic damages 

Accidents and damages 

Law expenses connected with damages- 
Repairs of office equipment 

General law expenses.. 

Minor rents for property 

Salaries of general officers.. 

Salaries of general office clerks 

Supply store salaries and expenses 

Central business bureau 

Development and research 

Valuation expenses 

Expenses of general officers and clerks . 

General stationery and printing 

Other general office expenses 

Plant supervision expenses 

Engineering expenses. 

Repairs of aerial plant 

Motor vehicle expense 

Repairs of underground plant 

Other operating expense 

Surety account 

Bad customers 

Pensions and relief 

Taxes 



Total expenses . 



1924 



45,046.41 

38,441.87 

22,623.45 

6,927.04 

26,288.59 

2,082.58 

26,613.52 

4,927.94 

2,634.88 

1,470.40 

375.30 

302.74 



392 .42 
191.41 
,198.10 
,901.39 
,312.20 
904.60 
646.54 
104 .29 



367.44 

371.78 

1,444.74 

1,225.89 

1,063.06 

37,809.08 



42.32 
3,279.62 

64.55 
1,029.04 



1,215. 



234,386.54 



1925 



51,390.52 

48,093.67 

26,236.48 

7,201.50 

29,151.04 

3,018.38 

29,872.64 

6,372.87 

3,026.67 

1,606.02 



672 .38 

67.30 

111.00 

988 .29 

201 .99 

1,488.01 

2,084.22 

2,249.82 

951 .29 

755.82 

132.20 

211.16 

406 .48 

284.05 

2,070.14 

1,876.64 

1,652.96 

31,211.24 

494.10 

365.40 

3,709.86 

28.03 

1.029.88 

1,243.44 

2,221.57 



262,477. 



110 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



WESTERN UNION TELEGRAPH COMPANY 

Organized April, 1851, under Laws of New York 
OFFICERS 



Title 


Name 


Official Address 


President 

District Commercial Supt. of N. C. 


Newcomb Carlton 

W. G. Sale 


195 Broadway, New York, N. Y. 
Richmond, Va 


District Plant Supt. of N. C. 


L. H. Beck 


Atlanta, Ga 







PROPERTY OPERATED 



1925 



Number telegraph offices — North Carolina 

Number t elegraph offices — ent ire line 

Miles of pole lines — Ncrth Carolina 

Miles of pole lines— entire line 

Miles of open wire — North Carolina 

Miles of open wire— entire line i 

Miles of cable — North Carolina 

Miles of cable — entire line 

Miles of wire in cables — North Carolina. _. 
Miles of wire in cables — entire line 



474 

24,428 

4,213 

213,763 

29,904 

1,393,676 

19 

32,544 

800 

241,560 



CAPITAL STOCK 



Capital stock. 



1924 and 1925 



$ 99,817,100.00 



RECEIPTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 



1925 



Receipts from business wholly within North Carolina 

Receipts from State of North Carolina for interstate and miscellaneous business. 



$ 437,683.57 
81,574,153.00 



DISBURSEMENTS IN NORTH CAROLINA 



Conducting operations 

Current maintenance and depreciation 

General expenses 

Taxes 

Totals 



1925 



$ 1,131,199.62 

415,780.86 

59,818.84 

61,973.45 



$ 1,668,742.77 



ASHEVILLE POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY 



113 



Asheville Power and Light Company 

Incorporated April, 1912, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 104 
Patton Avenue, Asheville, N. C. Officers: S. Z. Mitchell, Chairman of Board, New York, N. Y.; 
W. M. Darbee, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; C. S. Walters, Vice-President, Asheville, N. C; 
E. W.'Hill, Vice-President, New York, N.Y.;E. P. Summerson, Secretary, New York, N. Y.; H. L. 
Martin, Asst. Secretary, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; B. M. Jones, Asst. 
Treasurer, Asheville, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Asheville, Biltmore, Kenilworth, Haw Creek, Wool- 
sey, Norwood Park, Chunn's Cove, Grace, Beaver Dam, Emma, Candler, Arden and Fletcher. 

Gas Properties are operated in Asheville and Street Railway properties are operated in Asheville and 
Biltmore. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 3,625,904.61 

112,193.57 

562,500.00 

44,578.36 

13,263.39 

91,548.41 

10,754.30 

3,401.50 

102.00 

10,165.35 

165,615.30 

1,931.85 




$ 1,983,390.00 


Cash - 


Long-term debt 


1,220,000.00 




38,852.37 






46,574.46 






67,500.00 


Materials and supplies 


Miscellaneous current liabilities. -. 
Taxes accrued 


2,598.97 
64,105.96 




18,917.26 


Miscellaneous investments 

Unamortized debt expense 

Work in progress 


Retirement reserve. 

Casualty and insurance reserve... 

Contributions for extensions 

Miscellaneous reserves 


519,680.30 
119,841.10 
11 219 58 


Miscellaneous suspense 


12,256 51 




537,022.13 




Total 




Total 


S 4,641,958.64 


$ 4,641,958 64 







OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Operating revenue $ 135,954.56 

Operating expenses 87, 357 . 05 

Profit $ 48,597.51 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 

Operating revenue $ 393,476.57 

Operating expenses 292,943.95 

Profit ....$ 100,532.62 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Operating revenue $ 645,542.03 

Operating expenses 345,704.14 

Profit ..$ 298,837.89 



II— 8 



114 N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 350 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 40,670 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies . 17,569,910 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5 f 9) 17,610,580 

K. W. H. used in station and station loss 410,475 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10—11) 17,200,105 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 749,366 

Per cent transmission and transformation (loss 13 -^12) * 4.36 

K. W. H. delivered distribution system (12—13) 16,450,739 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 1,668,399 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -^15) 10.1 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15 — 16) 14,782,340 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 140 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 750 

Low tension — 

General consumers — metered ^ 9,187 

General consumers — flat rates HI 

General consumers— power 372 

General consumers — cooking 444 

General consumers — combination lighting and cooking 59 

General consumers — municipal 6 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATION DURING 

YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed 300 K. W. 

Number of kilowatt hours purchased during year 2,868,515 K. W. H. 

Total D. C. kilowatt hours delivered to railway feeders during year 2,743,000 K. W. H. 

Maximum 2-minute peak or demand on railway feeders during year 1,200 K. W. 

Number of converters and motor-generator sets 3. Rated K. W. capacity 900 

Number of hours railway operated during year ^ 6,405 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during the year 6,553,492 

Average number of cars operated 31 

Total car hours operated during year 137,781 

Total car miles operated during year 1,129,138 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 37 

Number of passenger cars owned (trail) 8 

Total all cars owned 45 

Miles of first main track (route miles) _._ 15.17 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) 1 .95 

Miles of sidings, crossovers, car-house and storage track 1 .71 

Total track mileage 18.03 

Miles of single track paved by railway company 14.50 

Miles of double track paved by railway company... 1 .35 



ASHEVILLE POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY 115 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal gas. 

Number of coal gas benches 5. Total rated generating capacity 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity 300 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity 50 H. P. 

Annal production coal gas 76,633 M. C. F. 



Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 76,633 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 76,633 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 68,745 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 123 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 7,765 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 10.1 

Tons of coal carbonized during year 6,853 tons. 

By-products made: Coke, 4,453.5 tons; Tar, 91,955 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized 5.59 cubic feet. 

Average calorific value of gas, 552 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $4.60. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton, (2000 lbs.), 15.00. 

Total miles of gas mains, 37.3 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters 5.25 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 6.5 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 4 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 282 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 2,390. 

Total number all customers, 2,390. 





Per Cent 


ast Year 


Increase 


69,768 


9.8 


69,768 


9.8 


64,449 


8.3 


6,319 


8.3 


9.05 


11.6 



116 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



Blue Ridge Power Company 



Incorporated 1915, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Spartanburg , 
S. C. Officers: W. S. Montgomery, President, Spartanburg, S. C.;^John'A. Law, Treasurer, Spartan- 
burg, S. C; O. A. Meyer, Manager, Hendersonville, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes to the following towns; Hendersonville, N. C; Canipo- 
bello, N. C; Duncan, N. C; Spartanburg, S. C; Gramlin, S. C; Sigsbee, S. C; New Prospect, S. C; 
Lake Sumit, N. C; Tucapeu, S. C; Converse, S. C; Cherokee, S. C; Mill Springs, N. C; and Saluda. 
N. C. Electricity is furnished at wholesale to the following towns: Tryon, N. C; Chesnee, S. C; Land- 
rum, S. C; Greer, S. C. and Wallford, S. C. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 4,451,488.44 

7,930.06 

517,096.34 

46,379.57 

1,516.63 

100,230.85 


Capital stock 


$ 2,170,000 GO 


Cash 


Long-term debt 


1,400,000 00 


Accounts receivable 


Notes payable 

Accounts payable 


1 246 000 00 


Materials and supplies 


158 890 27 


Unamortized debt expense 


Taxes accrued 


25 948 15 


Profit and loss — deficit 


Interest accrued 


28,797 20 




Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Retirement reserve 


1,481.48 
93,524 79 




Total 




Total - -- 


$ 5,124,641.89 


$ 5,124,641 89 









OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue - $ 524,050.50 

Total operating expenses 413,446.05 

Profit $ 110,604.45 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— hydraulic 10,000 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic 17,479,600 

Maximum 15-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 10,500 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 16,316,030 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 33,795,630 

K. W. H. used in station and station loss 150,000 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10—11) 33,645,630 

K. W. H. delivered distribution system (12—13) 33,645,630 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 4,504,588 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -^15) 13.4 

K. W. H. dehvered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 29,141,042 



CAEOLINA POWER COMPANY 



117 



Caralina Power Company 



Incorporated March, 1922, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 5 West 
Hargett Street, Raleigh, N. C. Officers: B. S. Jerman, President, Raleigh, N. C; Wm. Darbee, 
Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; P. A. Tillery, Vice-President, Raleigh, N. C; E. W. Hill, Vice- 
President, New York, N. Y.; E. P. Summerson, Secretary, New York, N. Y.; H. L. Martin, Asst. 
Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; G. J. Hickman, Asst. Treasurer, 
New York, N. Y. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 




Liabilities 




Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital . 


$ 330,015.54 

17,266.96 

2,925,725.41 

15,207.22 

1,615.97 


Capital stock 


$ 50.00 


Cash 


Accounts payable 


25,409.75 


Notes receivable. 


Advances from affiliated com- 
panies 






3,244,502.52 


Clearing or apportionment accts. 


19,868.83 


Total- .- 




Total 


$ 3,289,831.10 


$ 3,289,831.10 









118 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Carolina Power & Light Company 



Incorporated February, 1908, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 5 
West Hargett Street, Raleigh, N. C. Officers: S. Z. Mitchell, Chairman of Board, New York, N. Y.; 
B. S. Jerman, President, Raleigh, N. C; Wm. Darbee, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; P. A. Tillery, 
Vice-President, Raleigh, N. C; E. W. Hill, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; E. P. Summerson, 
Secretary, New York, N. Y.; H. L. Martin, Asst. Secretary, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, Treasurer, 
New York, N. Y.; G. J. Hickman, Asst. Treasurer, New York, N. Y. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes to the following towns; Wendell, Zebulon, Roseboro, 
Sanford, Siler City, Sou. Pines, Staley, Star, Salemburg, Troy, Aberdeen, Asheboro, Angier, Biscoe, 
Bonlee, Buie's Creek, Cameron, Candor, Carbonton, Carthage, Cary, Clinton, Community, Coats, 
Dunn, Goldston, Ellerbee, Ether, FrankHnton, Franklinville, Four Oaks, Fuquay Springs, Goldsboro, 
Gulf, Henderson, Holly Springs, Jackson Springs, Jonesboro, Kenly, Lakeview, Liberty, Lillington, 
Manly, Moncure, Mt. Gilead, Mt. Olive, Mt. Vernon Springs, Micro, Niagra, Ore Hill, Vass, Varina, 
Oxford, Pine Bluff, Pine Level, Pittsboro, Princeton, Raeford, Raleigh, Ramseur, Roxboro. 

Electricity is furnished at wholesale in: Apex, Benson, Brickhaven, Cedar Falls, Central Falls, Clay- 
ton, Cumberland, Cumnock, Colon, Duke, Falls Neus, Fayetteville, Fremont, Hope Mills, LaGrange, 
Longhurst, Overhills, Pikeville, Pinehurst, Selma, Smithfield, St. Pauls, Wake Forest, Worthville, 
and Youngsville. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Raleigh and Durham, and street railway properties in 
Raleigh, N. C. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 14,700,497.05 

182,877.56 

* 390,373.68 

543,699.84 

69,161.87 

380,488.51 

9,307.32 

27,196.52 

4,149,965.19 

1.00 

608,24 

148,535.00 

308,458.03 

15,504.88 

1,293,657.39 

8,512.71 

200.00 

632,500.00 




$ 10,696,347.00 


Cash 


Premium on capital stock 

Long-term debt 


4,900.00 


Notes receivable 


8,913 000 00 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


127,611 98 


Interest and dividends receivable 


Consumer's deposits 


102,697 70 


Materials and supplies 


Dividends declared 


103,302 50 


Prepayments 


Miscellaneous current liabilities. -. 
Taxes accrued 

Interest accrued 


4,538 51 


Miscellaneous current asset 

Investments in affiliated com- 


153,396.90 
254,656 19 


panies 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities .- 
Retirement reserve 


463.14 


Miscellaneous investments 


746,489.16 


Sinking funds 


Casualty and insurance reserve. -. 

Contributions for extensions 

Contingency reserve 

Miscellaneous reserves 

Miscellaneous unadjusted credits.. 
Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


88,523.39 


Special deposits 


5,025.74 


Unamortized debt expense 

Clearing or apportionment accts. 


80,422.64 

51.157.94 

6,979.20 




1,522,032.80 


Reacquired securities— bonds 

Treasury securities— stock 




Total 


$ 22,861,544.79 


$ 22,861,544.79 



CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 119 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Troy Division 

Total operating revenue $92, 652 . 97 

Total operating expenses 69, 023 . 33 

Profit $ 23,629.64 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Roseboro-Salemburg Division 

Total operating revenue $ 1,331.66 

Total operating expenses 544.66 

Profit $ 787.00 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Keniy Division 

Total operating revenue $ 15,276.89 

Total operating expenses 10,139.69 

Profit $ 5,137.20 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Lillington Division 

Total operating revenue $ 34,978.05 

Total operating expenses -. 20,436.89 

Profit $ 14,541.16 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Roxboro- F. A. Reid 

Total operating revenue $ 24,662.30 

Total operating expenses 15,109.65 

Profit $ 9,552.65 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Moncure Division 

Total operating revenue ..$ 25,569.42 

Total operating expenses 7,862.22 

Profit-- --$ 17,707.20 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Siier City Division 

Total operating revenue - $ 70,844.79 

Total operating expenses 45,814.47 

Profit $ 25,030.32 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Southern Pines Division 

Total operating revenue $137,893.98 

Total operating expenses -- 62,834.10 

Profit - $ 75,059.88 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Asheboro Division 

Total operating revenue $ 73 , 732 .36 

Total operating expenses 47, 418. 16 

Profit $ 26,314.20 



120 N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Ellerbe Division 

Total operating revenue .$ 6, 045 . 99 

Total operating expenses 6,167.57 

Loss $ 121.58 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Wendell-Zebulon Division 

Total operating revenue $27,042.63 

Total operating expenses 14, 036. 88 

Profit $ 13,005.75 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Mount Olive Division 

Total operating revenue $ 29,687.69 

Total operating expenses 14,665.78 

Profit $ 15,021.91 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Clinton Division 

Total operating revenue $ 37,944.35 

Total operating expenses 20, 357 .25 

Profit $ 17,587.10 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Dunn Division 

Total operating revenue $131,584.20 

Total operating expenses 75,753.38 

Profit $ 55,830.82 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Wake Forest Division 

Total operating revenue $ 31,200.33 

Total operating expenses 20, 928 . 69 

Profit $ 10,271.64 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Brickhaven Division 

Total operating revenue $ 8,211.34 

Total operating expenses 3,361 .23 

Profit $ 4,850.11 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Roxboro Division 

Tot al operating revenue $100, 533 .86 

Total operating expenses 65,171.56 

Profit - ...: $ 35,362.30 



CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 1.21 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Franklinton Division 

Total operating revenue $ 53,220.23 

Total operating expenses 30,182.13 

Profit -- $ 23,038.10 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Clayton Division 

Total operating revenue - ..$ 54,718.26 

Total operating expenses. 31,338.48 

Profit .: - -- -$ 23,379.78 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Selma Division 

Total operating revenue - - ..$ 116,544.27 

Total operating expenses '- 67,076.90 

Profit - - -$ 49,467.37 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Goldsboro Division 

Total operating revenue... % 253,014.41 

Total operating expenses - 124,480.81 

Profit $ 127,533.60 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Sanford Division 

Total operating revenue $ 116,487.87 

Total operating expenses 61,054,45 

Profit $ 55,433.42 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Fayetteville Division 

Total operating revenue $ 295,605.01 

Total operating expenses 169,181.22 

Profit $ 126,423.79 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Oxford Division 

Total operating revenue ..$ 83,849.16 

Total operating expenses 53, 658 . 97 

Profit-... $ 30,190.19 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Henderson Division 

Total operating revenue $ 252,227.80 

Total operating expenses 150,654.82 

Profit ,...1 101,572.98 



122 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



OPERATING REVENUE-GAS DEPARTMENT 
Durham Division 

Total operating revenue __.$ 129,563.53 

Total operating expenses 95 , 825 . 76 

Profit $ 33,737.77 

OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 
Raleigh Division 

Total operating revenue $ 233,361.31 

Total operating expenses : 178,342.12 

Profit $ 55,019.10 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 
Raleigh Division 

Total operating revenue $ 212,691.70 

Total operating expenses 158,220.23 

Profit $ 54,471.47 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Raleigh Division 

Total operating revenue ^—.-% 937,123.10 

Total operating expenses 598,512.21 

Profit,.. $ 338,610.89 



CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 



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STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Durham Plant 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal and water. 

Number of coal gas benches, 5. Total rated generating capacity, 300 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 700 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 1,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 190 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity 150 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 50,560.6 M. C. F. 

Annual production water gas, 28,697.1 M. C. F. 

Per Cent 
This Year Last Year Increase 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 79,257.7 74,502.3 6 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 79,267.7 74,483.4 6 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 71,022.5 68,776.9 3 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 269.3 191.0 41 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 7,975.9 5,515.5 45 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 10.1 7.4 36 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 4,333.7 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 83,742 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 2,809.1 tons: Tar, 52,035 gals. • 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 5.83 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 2.9 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 539 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), 16.40. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $8.12. ♦ 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7.65 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 40.2 miles. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 4.0 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumer's meters, 3.0 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 298.3 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers 1,607 

Total number prepaid meter customers 602 

Total number all customers 2,209 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 24, 396 

General consumers — flat rates 478 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 266 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATION DURING 

YEAR 

Total D. C. kilowatt hours delivered to railway feeders during year, 1, 256,114 K. W. H. 
Maximum 2-minute peak or demand on railway feeders during year, 400 K. W. 
Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 2. Rated K. W. capacity, 1,000. 

Number of hours railway operated during year 8, 760 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year 2,795,716 

Average number of cars operated 16 

Total car hours operated during year 97, 384 

Total car miles operated during year 636,771 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 32 

Total all cars owned 32 

Miles of first main track (route miles) 11. 61 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) 2.37 

Miles of sidings, crossovers, car-house and storage track .48 

Total track mileage 14.46 

Miles of single track paved by railway company 5.94 

Miles of double track paved by railway company 1.96 





Per Cent 


Last Year 


Increase 


150,805.0 


6 


150,925.0 


6 


119,497.3 


7 


764.8 


10 


30,662.9 


3 


20.3 


3 



124 N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Raleigh Plant 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal and water. 

Number of coal gas benches, 6. Total rated generating capacity, 420 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 300 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 720 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 250 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 150 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 116,658.0 M. C. F. 

Annual production water gas, 43,669.0 M. C. F. 

This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 160,327.0 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 160,313.0 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 128,126.4 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 684.9 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 31,501.7 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 19.7 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 9,988.0 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 154,238 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 6,769.7 tons: Tar, 118,509 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 5.84 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3.5 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 536 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.72. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7.82 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 60.2 miles. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 6.4 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumer's meters, 3.5 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 576.0 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 3, 279. 

Total number prepaid, meter customers, 123. 

Total number all customers, 3,402. 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 34,250 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — hydraulic 2,900 

Number of hours plant was operated during year . 8,760 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 96,053,380 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic 14,591,425 

Average number of kilowatt hours generated per hour in operation 12,631 

Maximum 15-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 38,000 

Average load factor on plant during year 33. 2 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 50,001,796 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 160,646,601 

K. W. H. deUvered to transmission system (10—11) _- 160,646.601 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 24,159,763 

Per cent transmission and transformation (loss 13 -^12) 15.0 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -f-15) 1,555,721 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 134,931,117 

K. W. H. delivered transmission system by steam plant 96,053,380 

Pounds of coal consumed (including banking) in producing above power 199,973,300 

Average number of pounds of coal consumed per K. W. H. delivered to transmission sys- 
tem (20^19).. 2.08 

B. T. U. per pound of coal ----- 13,000 

B. T. U. in coal per K. W. H. delivered transmission system (21 X23) 27,000 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 160 



CONCORD AND KANNAPOLIS GAS COMPANY 



125 



Concord and Kannapolis Gas Company 

IiacorporatedJl917, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Concord, N. C. 
Officers: Walter Whitestone, President, Philadelphia, Pa.; R. J. Hall, Vice-President, Philadelphia, 
Pa.; J. C. Lightfoot, Jr., Secretary and Treasurer, Philadelphia, Pa.; R. W. Fries, Assistant Treasurer, 
Philadelphia, Pa. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Concord and Kannapolis, N. C. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 217,269.53 

6,585.11 

11,405.36 

4,729.19 

132.64 




$ 150,000.00 


Cash 




23,471.96 






2,749.17 






110.00 






241 .24 






63,265.03 






1,141.12 




Total 




Total 


$ 240,121.83 


$ 240,121.83 









Total operating revenue $ 51,462.35 

Total operating expenses 44,921.83 



Profit . 



,541.52 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal and water gas. 

Number of coal gas benches, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 120,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 100,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 220,000. M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 60,000 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 70 H. P. 



This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 28,367,300 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 21,338,100 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 724,100 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 6,305,100 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 22 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 2,155 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 1,748 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 429 tons: Tar, 21,550 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized 6 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.37. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $6.00. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 8 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 33 miles. 

Average pressiu-e at consumer's meters, 4 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumer's meters, 6 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 4 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 85,000 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 783. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 251. 

Total number all customers, 1,034. 



Last Year 

29,846,100 

21,992,900 

615,000 

7,238,200 

24 



126 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Durham Public Service Company 



Incorporated February 1, 1901, under special act of Legislature of 1901. The principal office is at 215 
East Main Street, Durham, N. C. Officers: R. L. Lindsey, Vice-President and General Manager, 
Durham, N. C; A. W. Grady, Secretary and Treasurer, Durham, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes to the following cities and towns: Durham, East 
Durham, and West Durham. This Company does not wholesale electricity. Respondent operates 
electric street properties in Durham, East Durham, and West Durham. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


% 2,477,413.20 

10,142.76 

16,471.74 

522,138.94 

177.52 

166,642.08 

41,879.80 

1,296.95 

5,182.86 

5,000.00 

209,579.39 

50,034.75 


Capital stock 


$ 600,000.00 


Cash _ 


1,900,000.00 






110,157.22 






214,295.01 






24,182.37 






46,948.25 


Prepayments 

Miscellaneous current asset 


Miscellaneous current liabilities. -- 
Interest accrued 


14,312.02 
32,783.70 


Investments in affiliated com- 
panies 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities. . 
Retirement reserve 


574 .34 
231,102.95 


Miscellaneous investments 


Miscellaneous reserves 


48,607.87 


Unamortized debt expense 

Treasury securities— stock 


Profit and loss— surplus 

Total --. -- - --. -.- 


224,680.49- 


Total . 


$ 3,445,959.99 


$ 3,445,959.99 









OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue S 879,481.35 

Total operating expen ses 757, 185. 15 



Profit S 122,296.20 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 

T otal operating revenue % 154,533.42 

Total operating expenses 187,341.91 



Loss $ 32,808.49 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 



Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 3,100 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 852 hrs. 



Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 

Average number of kilowatt hours generated per hour in operation. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 

K. W. H. used in station and station loss 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10 — 11) 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 

K. W. H. delivered distribution system (12—13) 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers, premises — sales (15 — 16) 

K. W. H. delivered transmission system by steam plant 

B. T. U. per pound of coal 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 



K.V.A. 

Stanby 

,105,86a 

11,875 

,146,000 

,157,700 

120,790. 

,036,910 

796,174 

,240,736 

893,845 

,835,694 

,011,700 

13,000 

190 

1 ,274 



DURHAM PrBLIC SERVICE COMPANY 127 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATION DURING 

YEAR 

Total D. C. kilowatt hours delivered to railway feeders during year. 1, 254,260 K. \V. H. 

Maximum 2-minute peak or demand on railway feeders during year. 550 K. W. 

Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 2. Rated K. W. capacity. 1 — 200 and 1 — 300. 

Number of hours railway operated during year 102,423 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year 1,917,560 

Total car hours operated during year 102,423 

Total car miles operated during year 811,522 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 21 

Number of passenger cars owned (trail) 11 

Number of freight and express cars owned 1 

Total all cars owned 33 

Miles of first main track (route miles) 9.13 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) 1 21 

Total track mileage 10 . 34 

Miles of single track paved by railway company 7. 40 

Miles of double track paved by railway company 2.12 



128 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Fayetteville Light and Power Company 

Incorporated 1912, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Fayetteville, 
N. C. Officers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C; Stephen C. Bragaw, Secretary, Wash- 
ington, N. C; R. A. Blackwood, Treasurer, Kinston, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in the City of Fayetteville, N. C. It does not engage in the 
sale nor operate electric street railway properties. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 212,915.50 
2,796.59 
5,411.96 
3,253.61 
397.65 
200.00 
5,537.31 
2,611.14 


Capital stock 


$ 7,500 00 


Cash . 


125,000 00 






28.57 






620.44 






2,707.67 


Miscellaneous investments 


Taxes accrued 


719 92 


Replacement fund 


Interest accrued 


2 853 95 


Special deposits 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 

Contributions for extensions 

Miscellaneous reserves 


130 99 




9,600.64 
1,300,85 






15,155.73 




Total 




Total - . 


$ 233,118.76 


$ 233,118.76 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue 1 43,571.82 

Total operating expenses 39,175.77 

Profit -$ 4,396.05 



FAYETTEVILLE LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY 129 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal and water gas. 

Number of coal gas benches, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 50 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 250 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 300 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 50 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 90 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 20,000 M. C. F. 

Annual production water gas, 7,000 M. C. F. 

This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 27,000,000 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 20,000,000 

Total gas used by company, (M. C. F.) 300,000 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 6,700,000 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 25 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 1,800 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 30,000 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 1,100 tons: Tar, 18,000 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 514 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 4 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 580 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $7.00. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $7.50. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7)^ cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 18 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 3>4 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumer's meters, 4 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 3 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 100 M. C. F. 

Total number all customers, 600. 



II-9 



130 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Gastonia and Suburban Gas Company 

Incorporated 1917, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Gastonia, 
N. C. Officers: Walter Whetstone, President, Philadelphia, Pa.; E. L. Burnham, Vice-President, 
Philadelphia, Pa.; J. C. Lightfoot, Jr., Secretary and Treasurer, Philadelphia, Pa.; R. M. Freis, 
Assistant Secretary Treasurer, Philadelphia, Pa. 

Respondent operates gas properties in the town of Gastonia, N. C. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 160,997.81 
3,550.05 
11,253.53 
8,575.75 
1,020.77 
1,861.43 


Capital stock 

Notes payable '. 


S 100,000.00 


Cash . 


32,201.07 




3,438.59 






632 .30 






1,781.17 






33,578.78 




Reserved for bad debts 


1,000.00 




Miscellaneous reserves 


2,459.97 




Profit and loss — surplus 


12,167.46 




Total 




Total 


$ 187,259.34 


$ 187,259.34 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue. $ 53,004.02 

Total operating expenses.. ..- 40,923.33 

Profit .$ 12, ( 



GASTONIA AND SUBURBAN GAS COMPANY 131 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 600 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 600 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 60 M. C. F. " 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 90 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 27,245 M. C. F. 

Per Cent 
This Year Last Year Increase 

Total gas manufactiu-ed, all kinds (M. C. F.l 27,245 26,301 3.6 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.). 27,245 26,301 3.6 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 22,808 22,206 2.7 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 318 434 26.8 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 4,118 3,656 12.6 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 15 14 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 80,219 gallons. 

By-products made: Tar, 8,022 gals. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 2.9 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 Ibs.l, S5.94. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $9.65. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, .0775 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 27.81 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 4 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 3 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 128 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 747. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 165. 

Total number all customers, 912. 



132 



N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 



Goldsboro Gas Company 



Incorporated 1917, under general laws of North Carolina 
N. C. Officers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C. 
N. C; R. A. Blackwood, Treasurer, Kinston, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in the town of Goldsboro. 



The principal office is at Goldsboro, 
S. C. Bragaw, Secretary, Washington, 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 273,013.60 
3,080.76 

19,160.05 
1,609.36 
4,046.84 

14,503.68 


Capital stock 

Long-term debt 


1 100 000 00 


Cash 


150,000 00 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


7,450 43 


Prepayments 


Consumer's deposits 


2,160.06 


Special deposits .- 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 


4,025.47 




54,868.09 




Total... 




Total 


$ 318,503.99 


$ 318,503.99 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue ..$ 59,546.46 

Total operating expenses 38,435.89 

Net profit $ 21,110.57 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 180 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 180 H. P. 

Annual production water gas, 33,797 M. C. F. 



This Year Last Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C F.). 33,797 32,020 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 26,170 27,784 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 300 300 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) . 6,327 3,946 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 91,160 gallons. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.65. 

Average cost of coke deUvered per ton (2000 lbs.), $7.65. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 73^ cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 20 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 10 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 150 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 579. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 260. 

Total number all customers, 839. 



GREENVILLE GAS COMPANY 



133 



Greenville Gas Company 



Incorporated under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Greenville, N. C. 
Officers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C; S. C. Bragaw, Secretary, Washington, N. C; 
R. A. Blackwood, Treasurer, Kinston, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Greenville, N. C. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 173,582.31 

223.05 

1,172.39 

2,929.31 

572.98 
25.00 




$ 5,000.00 


Cash 


Receiver's certificates 


125 000 00 


Notes receivable 


Accounts payable 


3 943 09 


Materials and supplies 


Consumer's deposits 

Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Profit and loss — surplus 


145 00 


Prepayments 


2 654 33 


Miscellaneous current asset 


3,237.38 




Total 


Total 


$ 178,505.04 


$ 178 505 04 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue | 3,348.98 

Total operating expenses.. 2,786.51 

Profit $ 562.47 

STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 60 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 50 H. P. 

This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 7,899 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 2,282 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 5,616 



Tons of coal carbonized during year, 147 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 25,730 gallons. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.25. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $8.00. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7.44 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 7 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 4H inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 4>^ inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 4)^ inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 4 M. C. F, 

Total number regular meter customers, 140. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 10. 

Total number all customers, 150. 



134 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Kinston Gas Company 



Incorporated under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at Kinston, N. C. 
Officers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C; S. C. Bragaw, Secretary, Washington, N. C; 
R. A. Blackwood, Treasurer, Kinston, N. C. • 

Respondent operates gas properties in Kinston, N. C. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 




Liabilities 




Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


% 223,623.73 

2,792.48 

4,419.41 

16.86 


Capital stock 


$ 50,000 00 


Accounts receivable 


Long-term debt 


175,000 00 


Materials and supplies 


Accounts payable 


4,840.30 


Prepayments . _- 


Consumer's deposits 


20.00 




Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 


4,053.59 
3,061.41 




Total 




Total 


$ 230,852.48 


$ 230 852 48 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue. $ 7,503.88 

Total operating expenses 5,256.12 

Profit $ 2,247.76 

STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 350 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 115 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 50 H. P. 

Annual production water gas, 4,064 M. C. F. 

This Year 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 4,064 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 2,933 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 150 



Gallons of gas oil used during year, 7,650 gallons. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3.1 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.25. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $7.50. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7.5 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 13 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 8]^ inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, i\i inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 50 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 271. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 10. 

Total number all customers, 281. 



NEUSE RIVER ELECTRIC COMPANY 



135 



Neuse River Electric Company 



The principal office is at New Bern, N. C. Officers: T. A. Grantham, President; New Bern, N. C. 
Jimmie Coward, Secretary and Treasurer, New Bern, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Pollocksville, Trenton, Jacksonville, and Swan 
Quarter. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 




Liabilities 




Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


1 75,407.76 
413.67 
525 .00 
1,851.76 
3,407.17 
108.85 
195.00 


Capital stock 


$ 15,000 00 


Cash 




54,610.00 


Notes receivable . . . 


Accounts payable 


4,616.00 


Accounts receivable 


Consumer's deposits 


525.00 




Miscellaneous accrued liabilities - . 
Miscellaneous unadjusted credits. 
Profit and loss — surplus ._ -. 


34 00 




2,172.21 


Miscellaneous current asset 


4,952.00 




Total 




Total 


$ 81,909.21 


$ 81,909.21 









OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue $ 3,540.67 

Total operating expenses -.- 2,747.67 



Profit $ 



793.00 



136 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



New Bern Gas and Fuel Company 

Incorporated 1917, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 52 Craven Street, 
New Bern, N. C. Officers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C; S. C. Bragaw, Secretary, 
Washington, N. C; R. A. Blackwood, Treasurer, Kinston, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in the town of New Bern, N. C. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 252,222.48 
2,047.27 
7,940.93 
2,442.77 
1,116.86 
100.00 
3,192.58 




$ 100,000.00 


Cash 


Premium on capital stock... 


125,000.00 




3,165.86 






955.00 




Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Profit and loss — surplus 


2,604.16 


Miscellaneous investments 


10,337 87 


Special deposits 


Total 








Total 


$ 242,062,89 


$ 242,062.89 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue $ 40,728.21 

Total operating expenses 25,582.30 

Net profit ..-$ 15,135.91 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 45. M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 160 H. P. 

Annual production water gas, 22,727 M. C. F. 



Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.). 
Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 



This Year 

22,727 
200 



Gallons of gas oil used during year, 67,836 gallons. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.75. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $8.25. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 2 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters 4 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 3 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 100 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 529. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 172. 

Total number all customers, 701. 



NEW BERN GHENT STREET RAILWAY COMPANY 137 



New Bern-Ghent Street Railway Company 

OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue $ 6,437.97 

Total operating expenses -- 4,451.40 

Net profit $ 1,986.57 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING 

YEAR 

Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 1. Rated K. W. capacity, 100 K. W. 

Number of hours railway operated during year 6,205 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year - 128,759 

Average number of cars operated 3 

Total car hours operated during year 6,205 

Total car miles operated during year 167,535 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) . 4 

Total all cars owned 4 

Total track mileage _ 3,667 



138 



N. C. COKPOEATION COMMISSION 



The North Carolina Electrical Power Company 

Incorporated February 28, 1899, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 
104 Patton Avenue, Asheville, N. C. Officers: Frank Silliman, Jr., President, New York, N. Y. ; Frank 
A. Reid, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; E. P. Summerson, Secretary, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, 
Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; C. S. Walters, General Manager, Asheville, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Oteen, Swannanoa, Black Mountain, Ridgecrest, 
Woodfin, Craggy, Leicester, and Weaverville, N. C. Electricity is furnished at wholesale in Asheville, 
Marshall, Weaverville, and Canton. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 2,233,195.38 

33,749.83 

73,802.16 

78,803.27 

2,433.95 

150.00 

1.00 

131.13 

3,143.00 

58,585.14 

713,268.72 

72,306.84 

17,899.15 

2,000.00 

24,000.00 




$ 449 000 00 


Cash 




1,052,400 00 






940,899.26 
7,061.02 






Prep ay ments 


Consumer's deposits 


5 536 87 


Miscellaneous current asset. 

Miscellaneous investments 


Matured interest unpaid 


3,142.50 
26,706.20 


Sinking funds 


Interest accrued 


37 068 65 


Special deposits 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Retirement reserve 


4 637 80 


Unamortized debt expense 


418,575 37 


Clearing or apportionment accts. 


Casualty and insurance reserve... 
Contributions for extensions 


6,350.31 
2,583.40 




11,130.09 


Reacquired securities— bonds 

Treasury securities— stock 


Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


348,378.10 


Total 


$ 3,313,469.57 


$ 3,313,469 57 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue % 482,207.15 

Total operating expenses 236, 509 .71 

Profit.. $ 245,697.44 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— steam 13,000 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — hydraulic. 5,950 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 30,832,000 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — hydraulic 21, 547 , 000 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 52,379,000 



NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY 



139 



North Carolina Public Service Company 

Incorporated February 28, 1924, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 
118 North Elm Street, Greensboro, N. C. Officers: W. S. Barstow, President, Greensboro, N. C; 
Lucien Tyng, Vice-President, Greensboro, N. C; J. P. Campbell, Treasurer, Greensboro, N. C; 
C. N. Wilson, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes to Burlington, Greensboro, High Point and, Salisbury. 
Gas properties are operated in Greensboro, High Point, and Salisbury. Respondent operates electric 
street railway properties in Greensboro, High Point, and Salisbury. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 8,352,697.93 

36,545.42 

54,589.97 

293,402.33 

846.22 

214,226.87 

3,169.58 

9,502.00 

29,157.22 

6,125.00 

6,731.25 

76,018.64 

7,485.10 

6,428,800.00 




$ 2,692,282.03 


Cash 


Payments by subscribers for pre- 






3,622.63 






6,402,400.00 






131,000.00 






272,841.86 


Prepayments .. ... 




27,793.47 


Miscellaneous investments... . . 




6,731.25 


Sinking and other funds. 




2,939.11 


Miscellaneous special funds 

Special deposits cash on deposit 


Miscellaneous current liabilities ... 


190,103.26 
53,357.69 


Unamortized debt expense .. 




70,104.88 


Miscellaneous suspense 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 


16 878 50 


Treasury securities — bonds . . .. 


22,288.99 






264,743.17 






30,719.90 


• 


Miscellaneous Unadjusted credits. 
Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


317,752.06 
331,590.79 


Total 


$ 10,519,297.53 


$ 10,519 297 53 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue % 377,897.75 

Total operating expenses 197,944.57 

Net profit.. $ 179,953.18 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue % 208,586.84 

Total operating expenses 200,539.94 

Net profit $ 8,046.90 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue.. $ 1,258,517.72 

Total operating expenses 783,641.47 

Net profit $ 474,876.25 



140 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATION DURING 

YEAR 

Number of kilowatt hours purchased during year, 2,140,123 K. W. H. 

Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 4. Rated K. W. capacity, 1,000. 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year 3,038,993 

Average number of cars operated . 19 

Total car hours operated during year 123,344 

Total car miles operated during year 993,423.53 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor)... 35 

Total all cars owned 35 

Miles of first main track (route miles) 25.40 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) 1.25 

Total track mileage 26.65 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 500 K. W. 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 457 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— steam 277 , 800 

Maximum 15-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 928.5 K W. 

Average load factor on plant during year 48.8 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 45, 422 , 900 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 45,700,700 

Pounds of coal consumed (including banking) in producing above power 564 tons 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 225 lbs. 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 1,750 

Square feet heating surface in boiler feed water economizers 240 

STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) 3 case plants — 2 water gas sets. 

Number of coal gas benches, 13. Total rated generating capacity, 780 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 450 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 1,230 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 460 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 100 H. P. 

This Year Last Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 280,569 256,504 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 280,021 204,783 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 211,049 204,783 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 1,914 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 66,958 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) .239 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 19,854 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 100,662 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 13,896 tons: Tar, 198,944 gals. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5,757. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.00. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, .0755 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 144 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 3K inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 5 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 23/2 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 972 M. C. F. 

Total number all customers, 6,389. 



PIGEON RIVER POWER COMPANY 



141 



Pigeon River Power Company 



Incorporated May 14, 1923, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is af 104Patton 
Avenue, Asheville, N. C. Officers: Wm. Darbee, President, New York, N. Y.; C. S. Walters, Vice- 
President, Asheville, N. C; Frank Silliman, Jr., Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; E. P. Summerson, 
Secretary, New York, N. Y.; B. M. Jones, Asst. Secretary, Asheville, N. C; H. L. Martin, Asst. Secrs- 
tary, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; Alexander Simpson, Asst. Treasurer, 
New York, N. Y.; W. E. Reid, Asst. Treasurer, Asheville, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Oteen, Swannanoa, Black Mountain, Ridgecrest, 
Woodfin, Craggy, Leicester, Weaverville, Canton, and Clyde. Electricity is furnished at wholesale 
in Asheville, Marshall, and Waynesville. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 31,556,851.91 

28,680.37 

119.98 

191,537.88 

20,578.75 

72,085.56 

3,571.75 

300.00 

1.00 

5,131.13 

64.00 

1,131.83 

786,119.16 


Capital stock 


$ 25,244,924.58 

1,028,400.00 

3,211,835.30 

17,622.08 

8 324 49 


Cash 


Long-term debt 


Notes receivable 


Notes payable 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


Interest and dividends receivable 


Consumer's deposits 


Materials and supplies 


Redemption account preferred 

stock 




Prepayments . . . 


25,320.00 
22 577 12 


Miscellaneous current asset. . . 


Taxes accrued 


Miscellaneous investments - 


Interest accrued 


53,032.33 
2,812.85 




Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Advances from affiliated com- 
panies 




Clearing or apportionment accts. 


8 813 70 




Casualty and insurance reserve.. . 

Contributions for extensions 

Miscellaneous reserves 


516 10 




155.00 
3 012 770 33 




Profit and loss — surplus 


29 069 44 




Total 




Total 


$ 32,666,173.32 


$ 32 666 173 32 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue . $ 54,340.50 

Total operating expenses 25,325.01 

Net profit. $ 29,015.04 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 13,000 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— hydraulic 5,950 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— steam 4,016,100 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic 1,493,600 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5-1-9) 5,509,700 



142 



N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



Roanoke Rapids Power Company 



Incorporated 1890, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 7th and Franklin 
Streets, Richmond, Va. Officers: L. C. Bradley, President, Richmond, Va.; W. E. Wood, Vice- 
President, Richmond, Va.; W. C. Bell, Vice-President, Richmond, Va.; G. B. Williams, Secretary and 
Treasurer, Richmond, Va.; A. G. Williams, Jr., Assistant Treasurer, Richmond, Va.; J. T. Chase 
General Manager, Roanoke Rapids, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Roanoke Rapids, Rosemary, South Rosemary, 
Weldon, and South Weldon. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital ... 


$ 1,164,928.24 

46,717.37 

29,328.55 

22,224.00 

25.00 

1,093 62 

1.885.75 

12,836.45 

47,929.51 

2,768.82 

270.00 

33.05 

50.00 

2,500.00 


Capital stock 


$ 200,000.00 


Cash 


Long-term debt 


190 000 00 


Notes receivable 


Accounts payable 


3 061 84 






2,775.00 

10,905.00 

404.30 

11,058.32 


Interest and dividends receivable. 
Materials and supplies 


Premium and discount on bonds . . 
Miscellaneous current liabilities ... 


Investments in affiliated com- 
panies 


Interest accrued 

Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 
Advances from affiHated com- 
panies 

Retirement reserve 

Sinking fund reserves 


1,900.00 
340 62 






Miscellaneous special funds 

Special deposits 

Work in progress 


20,217.20 
187,516.57 
47,929 51 


Miscellaneous suspense 

Reacquired securities— bonds 


Miscellaneous unadjusted credits. 
Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


220,264.00 
436,173.00 


Total 


$ 1,332,590.36 


$ 1,332,590.36 



OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue $ 221,702.62 

Total operating expenses... 174,274.88 



Profit $ 47,427.74 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 



Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — hydraulic 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic 

Average number of kilowatt hours generated per hour in operation 

Maximum 1,5-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 

Average load factor on plant during year 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4-1-5-F9) 

Pounds of coal consumed (including banking) in producing above power 

Average number of pounds of coal consumed per K. W. H. dehvered to transmission system 



(20-=-19). 



Pounds of water evaporated per pound of coal consumed 

B. T. U. per pound of coal 

B. T. U. in coal per K. W. H. delivered transmission system (21X23) 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 



2,000 

6,000 

24 

892,390 

13,581,835 

1,652 

4,200 

39.3% 

1,031,008 

15,535,233 

7,340,700 



14,500 

118,900 

200 

946 



SOUTHERN GAS IMPROVEMENT COMPANY 



143 



Southern Gas Improvement Company 

Incorporated January 6, 1913, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 
Ehzabeth City, N. C. Officers: W. F. H. Braun, President, Philadelphia, Pa.; Herman Stein, Secre- 
tary-Treasurer, Philadelphia, Pa.; W. G. Muffit, General Manager, Newton, Pa.; J. T. Stallings, Local 
Manager, Ehzabeth City, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Elizabeth City, N. C. 



BALANCE SHEET (Elizabeth City Plant) 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 189,075.51 

594 .22 

9,345.07 

8,280.86 

16,010.56 
2,650.72 
67,904.85 


Capital stock 


$ 80,000.00 


Cash 


Long-term debt 


80,000.00 


Accounts receivable 


Notes payable 


38,780.50 






3,245.45 
95 00 


Investments in affiliated 


Consumer's deposits 


companies 


Matured interest unpaid 


87,735 27 


Miscellaneous suspense 


Retirement reserve 


4,005 57 


Profit and loss— deficit 


Total 




Total - -. .- 


$ 293,861.79 


$ 293 861 79 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue $ 35,797.67 

Total operating expenses 32,518.75 



Profit . 



3,278.92 





Per Cent 


Last Year 


Increase 


16,751,530 


2.89 


15,226,200 


3.14 


104,500 


47.00 


1,420,830 


1.6 


8.48 





STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 150,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 30 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 80 H. P. 



This Year 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) .' 17,258,000 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 15,616,700 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 197,300 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 1,444,000 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 8.36 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 58,497 gallons. 

By-products made: Tar, 3,500 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 16.25 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3.7 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 520 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), 15.695. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), 110.62. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, .0897 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 16 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 8 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 5 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 60 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 640. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 110. 

Total number all customers, 750. 



144 



N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



HENDERSON PLANT 
BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital .. _. 


$ 240,057.60 

591.85 

12,301.55 

5,357.72 

4,088.41 

121,112.52 


Capital stock 


$ 100,000.00 


Cash 


100,000.00 






67,394.76 


Materials and supplies 


Accounts payable 

Consumer's deposits 


3 369 62 


Miscellaneous suspense 


944 61 


Profit and loss — deficit 


Matured interest unpaid 

Advances from affiliated com- 
panies .- -. 


99,308 08 




8,199.01 




Retirement reserve 


4,247.57 




Total 




Total - --- 


$ 383,509.65 


$ 383,509.65 









OPERATING REVENUE 

Total operating revenue . % 36,506.50 

Total operating expenses 29,963.76 

Profit $ 6,542.74 





Per Cent 


Last Year 


Decrease 


20,335,700 


12.6 


20,335,700 




17,092.100 


13.2 


187,300 


.16 


3,056,300 


.87 


16.29 


.006 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) N. G. I. 4 ft. water gas set. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 150,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 100,000 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 50,000 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 100 H. P. 

Annual production water gas, 18,000,000 M. C. F. 



This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 17.764,900 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 17,764.900 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 14,819,700 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 157,100 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 2,788,100 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F) 15.3 



Gallons of gas oil used during year, 42,369 gallons. 

By-products made: Tar, 1,000 gals. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 2.85 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 530 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), S5.50. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $10.50. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, .0785 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 32 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Maximum pref^sure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 61,000 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 59.9. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 69. 

Total number all customers, 668. 



SOUTHERN POWER COMPANY 



145 



Southern Power Company 



Incorporated March, 1905, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 432 
South Church Street, Charlotte, N. C. Officers: G. G. Allen, President, New York, N. Y.; W. C. 
Parker, Secretary and Treasurer, New York, N. Y.; B. N. Duke, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; 
W. R. Perkins, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; W. S. Lee, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; C. I. 
Burkeholder, Vice-President, Charlotte, N. C; N. A. Cocke, Vice-President, Charlotte, N. C; D. C. 
Carmichael, Asst. Secretary, Charlotte, N. C; E. R. Bucher, Asst. Treasurer, Charlotte, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in Salisbury, Grover, Icard, Hildebran, Connelly 
Springs, Rutherford College, Rockwell, Faith, Granite Quarries, N. C. 

Electricity is furnished at wholesale in Albemarle, Benton Heights, Boiling Springs, Catawba, Cherry- 
ville. Concord, Cornelius, Dallas, Davidson, Ellenboro, Forest City, Huntersville, Kings Mountain, 
Landis, Lattimore, Lexington, Lincolnton, Maiden, Marshville, Mocksville, Monroe, Mooresville, 
Mooresboro, New London, Newton, Rutherfordton, Statesville, Waxhaw, Clinton, S. C, Due West, 
S. C, Easley, S. C, Honea Path, S. C, New Berry, S. C, Ninety Six, S. C, Prosperity, S. C, Pickens, 
S. C, Rock Hill, S. C, Seneca, S. C, Westminister, S. C, York, S. C. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 33,892,349.46 

152,615.87 

296,870.40 

10,562,352.09 

6,788.05 

819,461.07 

12,563.63 

5,113,764.00 
151,248.46 


Capital stock 


S 40,700,000.00 


Cash 


7,000,000.00 






545,923.57 






380,606.66 






166,666.66 




Casualty and insurance reserve.. - 
Preferred stock dividend 


234,841.35 


Prepayments 


210 000 00 


Investments in affiliated com- 
panies 


Miscellaneous unadjusted credits. 
Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


6,093.67 
1 813 881 12 


Miscellaneous investments 




Total 


$51,008,013.03 


$ 51 008,013 03 







OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue S 11,366,301.79 

Total operating expenses 8,890,726.01 

Profit $ 2,475,575.78 



n-10 



146 N. C. CORPOEATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATION DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 105,400 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year — steam 591,791,000 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic -.. 548,642,730 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 47,543,182 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 1,187,796,912 

K. W. H. used in station and station loss 29,408,413 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10—11) 193,114,559 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 17.88% 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 13 and 14 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -7-15) 965,273,940 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 591,791,000 

K. W. H. delivered transmission system by steam plant -- 1,206,105,660 

Average number of pounds of coal consumed per K. W. H. delivered to transmission sys- 
tem (20-M9) 2 

Pounds of water evaporated per pound of coal consumed 7.2 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 200 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 41,100 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 2,486 

General consumers — flat rates 85 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 430 



SOUTHERN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY 



147 



Southern Public Utilities Company 

Incorporated March 7, 1913, under general laws of Maine. The principal office is at 426 South 
Church Street, Charlotte, N. C. Officers: E. C. Marshall, President, Charlotte, N. C; A. V. Harrrll, 
Vice-President, Charlotte, N. C; W. C. Parker, Secretary, New York, N. Y.; D. G. Calder, Treasurer, 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Respondent furnishes electricity for lighting purposes in Charlotte, Winston-Salem, ThomasviUe, 
Belmont, Mount Holly, China Grove, Bessemer City, Hickory, Paw Creek, Hoskins, and Reidsville. 
Gas properties are operated in Charlotte. Street railway properties are operated in Charlotte and 
Winston-Salem. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 23,247,505.32 

116,447.58 

10,839.97 

1,751,037.06 

2,774.32 

399,000.57 

10,878.79 

62,209.30 

4,563.86 

17,709.46 

3,478.88 

514,441.93 

80,337.00 

23,153.40 


Capital stock 


$ 10,827,500.00 


Cash 


9,890,000.00 






5,000.00 






206,721.62 


Interest and dividends receivable- 


Consumer's deposits 

Miscellaneous current liabihties.-. 


164,439.76 
138,742.00 




272,056.48 






10,181.44 






2,842,817.95 


Miscellaneous special funds 


Casualty and insurance reserve, .- 


550,393.49 
1,336,524.70 


Unamortized debt expense 

Miscellaneous suspense. 

Reacquired securities— bonds 


Total 




Total 


$ 26,244,377.44 


$ 26,244,377.44 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Total operating revenue .- $ 457,690.00 

Total operating expenses 284 , 245 .48 

Profit $ 173,444.52 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Total operating revenue . $ 513,123.72 

Total operating expenses 476,501.75 

Profit ....' $ 36,621.97 



OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 
Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 207,366.09 

Total operating expenses 258,384.47 

Loss $ 51,018.38 



148 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 993,874.35 

Total operating expenses -.- _ 540,598.40 

Profit $453,275.95 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 747,159.04 

Total operating expenses .-. 463,227.11 

Profit $283,931.93 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Thomasville, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 102,938.05 

Total operating expenses 84,553.35 

Profit ...$ 18,385.30 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Belmont. N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 19,209.18 

Total operating expenses 13,344.29 

Profit $ 5,964.89 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Mount Holly, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 15,108.80 

Total operating expenses 8,956.81 

Profit $ 6,051.99 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
China Grove, N. C. 

Total operating revenue $ 6,215.90 

Total operating expenses 4,752.97 

Profit $ 1,462.93 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Bessemer City, N. C. 

Total operating revenue I 13,949 24 

Total operating expen.ses - --- 9,117.63 

Profit $ 4,831.61 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Hickory, N. C. 

Total operating revenue --- --% 142,837.38 

Total operating expenses 96,611.97 

Profit-, $ 46,225.41 



SOUTHERN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY 149 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Paw Creek, N, C. 

Total operating revenue S 1,095.77 

Total operating expenses 730.45 

Profit $ 365.32 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Hoskins, N. C. 

Total operating revenue 1 6,524.15 

Total operating expenses --- 3,374.25 

Profit - -.. $ 3,149.90 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Reidsville, N. C. 

Total operating revenue... % 88,388.07 

Total operating expenses 72, 667 . 08 

Profit $ 15,720.99 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING 

YEAR 
Charlotte, N. C. 

Maximum 2-mmute peak or demand on railway feeders during year, 1,200 K. W. 

Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 3. H. C, 1 M. G. Rated K. W. capacity, 1,850 

Number of hours railway operated during year 6,570 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year 7,960,300 

Average number of cars operated 34 

Total car miles operated during year 1,807,548 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 42 

Number of passenger cars owned (trail) 4 

Total all cars owned 46 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) .9.73 

Miles of sidings, cross-overs, car-house, and storage track 07 

Total track mileage 35.11 

STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Charlotte, N. C. 

Types of gas making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal-carbonated water. 

Number of coal gas benches, 8. Total rated generating capacity, 800 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 3. Total rated generating capacity, 1,300 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 2,100 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 940 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 300 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 112,371 M. C. F. 

Annual production water gas, 172,185 M. C. F. 

This Year 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 284,556 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 264,510 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F) 20,046 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 7.04 





Per Cent 


Last Year 


Increase 


295,258 


3.62 


261,514 


1.14 


33,744 


40.59 


11.42 





150 ISr. C. COEPOKATION COMMISSION 



Tons of coal carbonized during year, 7,738 tons, *> 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 676,280 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 5,556 tons: Tar, 80,366 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 7.26 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3.93 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal de'ivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.20. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $4.00. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 6.76 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 100.7 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 4 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 6 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 3}^ inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 1,053 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 5,894. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 208. 

Total number all customers, 6,102. 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING 

YEAR 
Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Maximum 2-minute peak or demand on railway feeders during year, 750 K. W. 
Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 2 M. G. Rated K. W. capacity, 
1,000. 

Number of hours railway operated during year 6,564 

Average number of cars operated 14 

Total car miles operated during year 713,705 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 35 

Number of freight and express cars owned 3 

Total all cars owned 38 

Miles of first main track (route miles) 9.86 

Miles of sidings, crossovers, car-house and storage track .935 

Total track mileage 10.795 

Miles of single track paved by Company 9.46 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Charlotte, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 28,579,913 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4f5+9) 28,579,913 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 3,806,099 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16-^-15) 13.32 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15 — 16) 24,773,814 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 12,418 

General consumers — flat rates 316 

High tension: 

General consumers — ^metered 36 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— hydraulic 1,450 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 8,667 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— hydraulic 5,275,400 

Maximum 15 minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 1,075 

Average load factor on plant during year 55.92% 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 19,501,100 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 24,776,500 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 2,943,145 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -j-15) 11 .87 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises^sales (15 — 16) 21,833,355 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 10,900 

General consumers — flat rates 358 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 51 



SOUTHERN PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY 151 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Thomasville, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 3, 989 , 570 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) .-. .-. 3,989,570 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 248,325 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -M5) 6.22 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15 — 16) 3,741,245 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 1,516 

General consumers— flat rates 43 

High tension: 

General consumers— metered 13 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Belmont N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies. 584,400 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) - 584,400 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 125,604 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16-M5) 21.49 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 458,795 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 302 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 3 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Mount Holly, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 338 , 170 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) .-. -. 338,170 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 65,118 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -f-15) 19.25 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 273,052 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 295 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered -. - i" S. 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

China Grove, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 104,880 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) .-. 104,880 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 23,610 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -M5) 22.51 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 81,270 

Low tension: 

General consumers— metered --- 230 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Bessemer City, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies -.- 333, 930 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 333,930 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for - 63,684 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16-M5) 19.07 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 270,246. 



152 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 400 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 2 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Hickory, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 3, 965 , 380 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 3,965,380 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 586,223 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -f-15) 14.78 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 3,379,157 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 2,758 

General qpnsumers — flat rages 63 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 25 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Paw Creek, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 23, 540 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 23,540 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 2,563 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -j-15) 10.89 

K. W. H. delivered p,t consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 20,977 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 30 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Hoskins, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 110,360 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 110,360 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 30,899 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16 -j-15) 28.00 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 79,461 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 263 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Reidsvilie, N. C. 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 3,070,400 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 3,070,400 

K. W. H. lost in distribution and otherwise unaccounted for 535,513 

Per cent distribution loss and otherwise unaccounted for (16-T-15) 17.44 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises — sales (15 — 16) 2,534,687 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 1, 428 

General consumers — flat rates 68 

High tension: 

General consumers — metered 10 



TIDEWATER POWER COMPANY 



153 



Tidewater Power Company 



Incorporated February 26, 1907, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 
217 Princess Street, Wilmington, N. C. Officers: A. E. Fitkin, President, New York, N. Y.; F. A. 
Matties, Vice-President, Wilmington, N. C; T. B. Willard, Secretary-Treasurer, Wilmington, N. C. 

Respondent furnishes electricity for lighting purposes in the following towns: Wilmington, Wrights- 
ville Beach, Delgado, Winter Park, Sea Gate, Wrightsville, Sunset Park, Castle Hayne, Wallace, Rose 
Hill, Magnolia, Warsaw, Kenansville, Faison, Calypso, Waranish, Whiteville, Chadbourn, Rocky Point, 
Burgaw, Navassa. Electricity is furnished at wholesale in Wallace, Rose Hill, and Mt. Olive. Gas 
properties are operated in Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach. Street railway properties are operated 
in Wilmington, N. C. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Fixed capital 


$ 5,938,029.78 

600,598.35 

762.50 

134,507.15 

7,839.48 

117,114.25 

1,786.42 

6,221,880.82 
28,339.10 
73,318.96 
39,967.96 
45,945.00 

1,192,347.57 
312.00 


Capital stock 


% 3,092,600 00 


Cash 


Long-term debt 


7,942,850 00 


Notes receivable 


Notes payable 


76,050 00 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


78,131 17 


Interest and dividends receivable 


Consumer's deposits 


32,165 11 


Materials and supplies 


Miscellaneous current liabilities--. 


22,649 53 




19,000.00 


Investments in affiliated com- 


Interest accrued 


133,811 28 




Advances from affiliated com- 
panies - - --- 

Retirement reserve 

Casualty and insurance reserve- -- 




Miscellaneous investments 


1,151,284.62 
410,003.24 


Miscellaneous special funds 


33,562.28 
29,051.02 


Unamortized debt expense 


Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


1,378,591.09 






Total 


$ 14,402,749.34 


$ 14,402,749.34 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue $ 195,026.88 

Total operating expenses --. 139,616.50 

Profit --- ,- - --.$ 55,410.38 

OPERATING REVENUE— STREET RAILWAY DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue % 281,812.98 

Total operating expenses 231,660.40 

Profit $ 50,152.58 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue $ 641,812.89 

Total operating expenses 314,606.35 

Profit $ 327,206.54 



154 ^-, C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed — steam 11,800 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 8,760 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— steam 18,797,290 

Average number of kilowatt hours generated per hour in operation 2,145 

Maximum 15-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 5,000 

Average load factor on plant during year 42.9% 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 32, 000 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 18,829,290 

K. W. H. used in station and station loss 529,310 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10—11) 18,299,980 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 1,905,603 

Per cent transmission and transformation (loss 13 -M2) 10.41 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 16,334,377 

K. W. H. delivered transmission system by steam plant 18,829,290 

Pounds of coal consumed (including banking) in producing above power 39,505,520 

Average number of pounds of coal consumed per K. W. H. delivered to transmission system 

(20-M9) 2.10 

Pounds of water evaporated per pound of coal consumed 26 

B. T. U. per pound of coal 13,400 

B. T. U. in coal per K. W. H. delivered transmission system (21 X23) 28,140 

Working pressure of steam in boilers 195 

Rated capacity in horsepower of boilers installed 3, 478 

Low tension: 

General consumers — metered 7,329 

STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC STREET RAILWAY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING 

YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed, 11,500 K. W. 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year, 18,797,290 K. W. H. 

Numbe of kilowatt hours purchased during year, 32,000 K. W. H. 

Total D. C. kilowatt hours delivered to railway feeders during year, 2,116,640 K. H. W. 

Maximum 2-minute peak or demand on railway feeders during year, N. A. K. W. 

Number of rotary converters and motor-generator sets, 2. Rated K. W. capacity, 1000. 

Number of hours railway operated during year 8,760 

Total number of revenue passengers carried during year 2,568,081 

Average number of cars operated 23 

Total car hours operated during year 92, 376 

Total car miles operated during year 878,244 

Number of passenger cars owned (motor) 42 

Number of freight and express cars owned 13 

Total all cars owned 55 

Miles of first main track (route miles) 21.83 

Miles of second main track (miles of double track) 9.40 

Miles of sidings, crossovers, car-house and storage track 2.20 

Total track mileage --- 33.43 

Miles of double track paved by railway company 4.44 

STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) coal and water. 

Number of coal gas benches, 3. Total rated generating capacity, 1,500 M. C. F. per day. 

Nunlber of water gas sets, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 1,450 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 1,500 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 270 M. C. F. 

Annual production coal gas, 51,369 M. C. F 

Annual production water gas, 75,772 M. C. F. 



TIDEWATER POWER COMPANY 155 



Per Cent 

This Year Last Year Increase 

Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.) 127,141 116,002 9.602 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 127,164 115,975 9.645 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 105,272 96,609 8.967 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 1,558 1,317 18.533 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 20,334 18,049 12.624 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 15.99 15.56 

Tons of coal carbonized during year, 5,442 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 196,812 gallons. 

By-products made: Coke, 3,471 tons: Tar, 55,318 gals. 

Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 4.72 cubic feet. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 2.60 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $4.95. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 7.45 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 152.2 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 3.0 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 3.5 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 2.5 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 5.92 M. F. C. 

Total number regular meter customers, 3,025. 

Total number all customers, 3,025. 



156 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Washington Gas Company 

Incorporated'October 17,^1917, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 
Washington, N. C. OflBcers: R. A. Blackwood, President, Kinston, N. C; S. C. Bragaw, Secretary, 
Washin gton, N. C; R. A. Blackwood, Secretary, Kinston, N. C. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Washington and Washington Park. 

BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 




Liabilities 




Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 188,218.91 

257.01 

10,172.34 

2,547.75 

715.43 

286.25 

3,925.00 

2,333.39 

912.50 




$ 50,000.00 


Cash 




90,000.00 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


1,378 40 


Materials and supplies 


Consumer's deposits 


353 50 


Prepayments 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities. . 
Miscellaneous unadjusted credits. 
Profit and loss — surplus - . . 


2,395 64 


Miscellaneous investments 

Replacement fund 


302.82 
67,257.22 


Special deposits 


Total.. 




Treasury securities— stock 




Total 


$ 211,687.58 


$ 211,687.58 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue .$ 34,665.63 

Total operating expenses 21,031.07 

Profit. $ 13,634.56 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) water. 

Number of water gas sets, 2. Total rated generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 200 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 60 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 120 H. P. 

Annual production water gas, 17,779 M. C. F. 



WASHINGTON GAS COMPANY 157 



Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F. 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 



^ This Year 


Last Year 


17,779,000 


17,510 


14,281,000 


14,501 


30,000 


300 


3,198,000 


2,709 


18 


15 



Tons of coal carbonized during year, 444 tons. 

Gallons of gas oil used during year, 55,739 gallons. 

By-products made; Tar, 5,000 gals. 

Average gallons of oil used per M. C. F. of gas manufactured, 3.1 gallons. 

Average calorific value of gas, 540 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.65. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $7.65. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, 73^ cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 12 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 3 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 3.5 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 2.5 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hours) send-out during year, 100 M. C. F. 

Total number regular meter customers, 532. 

Total number prepaid meter customers, 98. 

Total number all customers, 630. 



158 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Winston-Salem Gas Company 



Incorporated July 1, 1912, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at 118 
North Elm Street, Greensboro, N. C. Officers: W. R. Barstow, President, Greensboro; LucienTyng,. 
Vice-President, Greensboro; J. P. Campbell, Treasurer, Greensboro; C. N. Wilson, Secretary, Greens- 
boro. 

Respondent operates gas properties in Winston-Salem. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




$ 1,049,881.21 

6,639.51 

79,439.16 

33,093.79 

200.00 

2,066.42 

17,150.00 

42,243.39 

250,000.00 

17,000.00 




$ 350,300 00 


Cash 




900,675.00 






45,000.00 


Materials and supplies 


Accounts payable 


32,261 87 


Miscellaneous current asset 


Consumer's deposits 


14,163 12 


Sinking funds 


Matured interest unpaid 


17,150 00 


Miscellaneous special funds 

Unamortized debt expense 

Reacquired securities— bonds 

Treasury securities— stock 


Miscellaneous current liabilities . . 


2,515.91 
12,401.13 




949.24 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities. . 


1,004.59 
58,996.59 






6,469.99 




Profit and loss— surplus 

Total 


55,826.04 


Total 


$ 1,497,713.48 


$ 1,497,713 48 









OPERATING REVENUE— GAS DEPARTMENT 

Total operating revenue. $ 178,934.65 

Total operating expenses 97,318.02 

Profit. I 81,616.13 



STATISTICS OF GAS PROPERTY AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Types of gas-making apparatus (coal, water, oil) dcoal and water. 

Number of coal gas benches, 6. Total rated generating capacity, 360 M. C. F. per day. 

Number of water gas sets, 1. Total rated generating capacity, 250 M. C. F. per day. 

Total plant generating capacity, 610 M. C. F. per day. 

Total holder capacity, 240 M. C. F. 

Total rated steam boiler capacity, 240 H. P. 

Annual production coal gas, 107,660 M. C. F. 

Annual production water gas, 4,366 M. C. F. 



WINSTON-SALEM GAS COMPANY 159 



Total gas manufactured, all kinds (M. C. F.). .. 

Total gas delivered to mains (M. C. F.) 

Total gas sales to consumers (M. C. F.) 

Total gas used by company (M. C. F.) 

Total gas unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 

Per cent unaccounted for (M. C. F.) 



Average yield during year per pound of coal carbonized, 5.67 cubic feet. 

Average calorific value of gas, 548 B. T. U. 

Average cost of coal delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.00. 

Average cost of coke delivered per ton (2000 lbs.), $5.00. 

Average cost of gas oil used per gallon, .0749 cents. 

Total miles of gas mains, 69.68 miles. 

Average pressure at consumers' meters, 3 inches. 

Maximum pressure at consumers' meters, 8 inches. 

Minimum pressure at consumers' meters, 2 inches. 

Maximum day (24 hom-) send-out during year, 4.41 M. C. F. 

Total number all_customers, 2,643. 



This Year 


Last Year 


112,026 


94,643 


112,026 


94,649 


94,052 


82,049 


635 


422 


17,375 


12,176 


.155 


.1288 



160 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



Yadkin River Power Company 



Incorporated March, 1911, under general laws of North Carolina. The principal office is at No. 5 West 
Hargett Street, Raleigh, N. C. Officers: S. Z. Mitchell, Chairman of Board, New York, N. Y.; B. S. 
Jerman, President, Raleigh, N. C; Wm. Darbee, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; P. A. Tillery, Vice- 
President, Raleigh, N. C; E. W. Hill, Vice-President, New York, N. Y.; E. P. Summerson, Secretary, 
New York, N. Y.; H. L. Martin, Asst. Secretary, New York, N. Y.; A. C. Ray, Treasurer, New York, 
N. Y.; C. J. Hickman, Asst. Treasurer, New York, N. Y. 

Electricity is furnished for lighting purposes in the following towns: Alma, N. C; Hamlet, N. C; 
Mullins, S. C; Ruby, S. C; Bishopsville, S. C; Hartsville, S. C; Morvan, N. C; Tatum, S. C; Cheraw, 
• S. C. ; Jefferson, S. C. ; McCoU, S. C. ; Timmonsville, S. C. ; Chesterfield, S. C. ; Latta, S. C. ; Mt. Groghan, 
S. C; Wadesboro, N. C; Darlington, S. C; Lilesville, N. C; Pageland, S. C; Dillon, S. C; Maxton, 
N. C; Rockingham, N. C; Florence, S. C; Marion, S. C; Rowland, N. C. Electricity is furnished at 
wholesale in the following towns: Camden, S. C; KoUosk, S. C; Lumberton, N. C; Laurinburg, 
N. C; Laurel Hill, N. C; Pee Dee, S. C. 



BALANCE SHEET 



Assets 


Liabilities 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 


Title of Account 


Balance at 
End of Year 




1 12,868,181.52 

87,910.26 

1,464,745.80 

271,432.40 

16,041.01 

205,938.34 

6,049.68 

13,592.78 

50,000.00 

247.96 

3,525.00 

584,521.11 

2,038.46 

737,707.40 

13,175.99 

100.00 

106,000.00 




$ 6,280,154.00 


Cash 




7,606,000.00 


Notes receivable 


Receiver's certificates 


9,165 00 


Accounts receivable 


Accounts payable 


58,886 42 


Interest and dividends receivable 


Consumer's deposits 


31,065 15 


Materials and supplies 


Dividends declared . 


62,086.75 


Prepayments 


Taxes accrued . . 


147,820.04 






101,305.16 


Investments in affiliated com- 


Miscellaneous accrued liabilities . . 


320.00 
409,119.41 




Casualty and insurance reserve... 

Contributions for extensions 

Contingency reserve 


91,660.85 


Special deposits - -. 


18,055.87 


Unamortized debt expense 

Clearing or apportionment accts. 


95,646 25 


Miscellaneous reserves 


19,189 66 




1,500,733.15 


Miscellaneous suspense 

Reacquired securities— stock 

Treasury securities— bonds 


Total 




Total 


$ 16,431,207.71 


S 16,431,207.71 









OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Dillon Division 

Total operating revenue $ 62, 681. 81 

Total operating expenses 30,322.97 

Profit .-$ 32,358.84 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Camden Division 

Total operating revenue $ 89, 101 .48 

Total operating expenses 47,890.71 

Profit --- - S 41,210.77 



YADKIN RIVER POWER COMPANY 161 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
McColl Division 

Total operating revenue - $ 93,201 .32 

Total operating expenses - 51,879.41 

Profit — - $ 41,321.91 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Bishopville Division 

Total operating revenue $ 53,200.91 

Total operating expenses 26,890.03 

Profit - $ 26,310.88 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Hartsville Division 

Total operating revenxie $ 193,115.22 

Total operating expenses --- -.- 110,310.93 

Profit.- - -- $ 82,804.29 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Timmonsville Division 

Total operating revenue.- $ 22,096.21 

Total operating expenses 11,547.84 

Profit $ 10,548.37 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Marion Division 

Total operating revenue- I 106,394.65 

Total operating expenses 55,289.73 

Profit I 51,104.92 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Darlington Division 

Total operating revenue $ 82,329.43 

Total operating expenses 38,800.65 

Profit .-$ 43,528.78 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Florence Division 

Total operating revenue $ 224,564.53 

Total operating expenses 105,360.51 

Profit $ 119,204.02 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Laurinburg Division 

Total operating revenue $ 118,352.50 

Total operating expenses 78,256.07 

Profit $ 40,096.43 

II-U 



162 N. C. CORPOKATION COMMISSION 



OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Maxton Division 

Total operating revenue $ 38,240.61 

Total operating expenses 20,646.88 



Profit. $ 17,593.73 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Lumberton Division 

Total operating revenue $ 97,916.88 

Total operating expenses 57,821.74 



Profit $ 40,095.14 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Cheraw Division 

Total operating revenue . $ 134,371.97 

Total operating expenses 68,416.43 

Profit ..$ 65,955.54 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Wadesboro Division 

Total operating revenue ..$ 136,078.60 

Total operating expenses 69 , 469 . 70 

Profit. ...$ 66,608.90 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Rockingham Division 

Total operating revenue I 339,152.76 

Total operating expenses 190,114.70 



Profit $ 149,038.06 

OPERATING REVENUE— ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Hamlet Division 

Total operating revenue $ 128,228.53 

Total operating expenses 70, 349 . 56 



Profit ..$ 57,878.97 

OPERATING REVENUE-ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT 
Raleigh— Durham Division 

Total operating revenue.. $ 164,441 .31 

Total operating expenses. 110,345.52 



Profit $ 54,095.79 



YADKIN RIVER POWER COMPANY 163 



STATISTICS OF ELECTRIC PLANT AT END OF YEAR AND OPERATIONS DURING YEAR 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— steam 1, 500 

Rated capacity in kilowatts of generators installed— hydraulic 24, 000 

Number of hours plant was operated during year 8,760 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year— steam 995 , 700 

Number of kilowatt hours generated during year- hydraulic 73 , 402 , 600 

Average number of kilowatt hours generated per hour in operation 8,492 

Maximum 15-minute load on plant during year, in kilowatts 25,000 

Average load factor on plant during year 34.0 

Number of kilowatt hours received from other companies 70,551,800 

Total K. W. H. generated and received (4+5+9) 144,950,100 

K. W. H. delivered to transmission system (10—11) 144,950,100 

K. W. H. loss in transmission and transformation 27,876,230 

Per cent transmission and transformation loss. (13 -7-12) 19.2 

K. W. H. delivered at consumers' premises— sales (15—16) 117,073,870 

K. W. H. delivered transmission system by steam plant 995,700 

Pounds of coal consumed (including banking) in producing above power 4,271,100 

Average number of pounds of coal consumed per K. W. H. delivered to transmission system 

(20-H19) 4.29 

B. T. U. per pound of coal 13,000 

B. T. U. in coal per K. W. H. delivered transmission system (21 X23) 55,800 

Working pressure of steam m boilers .. 160 



164 



N. C. COKPORATION COMMISSION 



Report of Electric Light Companies 



FOR CALENDAR YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31. 1925 



Name and Address of Company 



Atlantic and Carolina Ry. Co 

Norfolk, Va. 
Bakersville Milling, Light & Power Co. 

Bakersville, N. C. 
Blowing Rock Light and Power Co. . - 

Blowing Rock, N. C. 
Blue Ridge Power Co 

Henderson ville, N. C. 
Brevard Light and Power Co 

Brevard, N. C. 
Buffalo Power Co 

Lenoir, N. C. 
Burnsville, Light, Heat and Power Co. 

Burnsville, N. C. 
Caldwell Power Co 

Morganton, N. C. 
Canton Electric Co 

Canton, N. C. 
Carolina Beach Ry. Co _. 

Wilmington, N. C. 
Cascade Power Co 

Brevard, N. C. 
Catawba Valley Light and Power Co.. 

Morganton, N. C. 
Connelly Springs Light and Power Co 

Connelly Springs, N. C. 
Conover Electric Co 

Conover, N. C. 
CuUowhee State Normal School 

Cullowhee, N. C. 
Dallas Rural Light Co 

Dallas, N. C. 
Dan Valley Power Co 

Walnut Cove, N. C. 
Dillsboro and Sylva Electric Light Co 

Dillsboro, N. C. 
Duplin Light and Power Co -.. 

Wallace, N. C. 
Electric Light and Power Co 

Lake view, N. C. 
Town of Elkin 

Elkin, N. C. 
Elk Park Electric Light and Power Co 

Elk Park, N. C. 
Franklin Light and Power Co 

Frankhn, N. C. 
Hillsboro Power and Light Co 

Hillsboro, N. C. 
Home Electric Co 

Hendersonville, N. C. 
Laurinburg Light and Power Co 

Laurinburg, N. C. 
Laurel Hill Electric Co 

Laurel Hill, N. C. 



Revenue 

From 

Operations 



12,343.83 
298,942.59 



12,669.56 
85,627.97 



69,379.83 
654.00 



800.00 
453.13 



77.00 



20,324.18 



10,197.49 



Operating 
Expenses 



5,546.09 
377,643.22 



3,880.08 
22,994.45 



21,806.29 
243.00 



760.00 
302.19 



17,583.11 



5,766.33 



Profit 



,797.74 



8,789.48 
32,633.52 



47,573.54 
411.00 



40.00 
150.94 



77.00 



2,741.07 



4,431.16 



Loss 



78,700.63 



REPOKT OF ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANIES 



165 



ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANIES-OPERATING REVENUE AND EXPENSES-Continued 



Name and Address of Company 



Leakeville Light and" Power Co. . 

Leaksville, N. C. 
The Light and Mill Co 

Robersonville, N. C. 
Light and Power Co 

Laurinburg, N. C. 
Madison Light and Power Co 

Marshall, N. C. 
Marion Light and Power Co 

Marion, N. C. 
Moravian Power Co 

Moravian Falls, N. C. 
Nash Power Co 

Nashville, N. C. 
Newland Light and Power Co 

Newland, N. C. 
Norlina Electric Co 

Norlina, N. C. 
North State Power Co 

Raleigh, N. C. 
Norwood Power and Light Co — 

Norwood, N. C. 
Peck Manufacturing Co 

Warrenton, N. C. 
Pinehurst, Inc 

Pinehurst, N. C. 
Public Service Co 

Hayesville, N. C. 
Randolph Power Co 

Randleman, N. C. 
Roanoke River Development Co. 

Weldon, N. C. 
Roseboro, Light and Power Co... 

Roseboro, N. C. 
Roxboro Light and Power Co 

Roxboro, N. C. 
St. Paul Power Co 

St. Paul, N. C. 
Sandhill Power Co 

Lakeview, N. C. 
Sharpsburg Light and Power Co. 

Sharpsburg, N. C. 
Southport Light and Power Co.. 

Southport, N. C. 
Tallassee Power Co 

Badin, N. C. 
Troutman Light and Power Co. . 

Troutman, N. C. 
Warren Plains Electric Co 

Warren Plains, N. C. 
Weaverville Electric and Tel. Co. 

Weaverville, N. C. 
Webb Mill and Power Co 

Spring Hope, N. C. 
Williamston Electric Co 

Williamston, N. C. 



Revenue 

From 

Operations 



Not operated 
24,572.21 
14,655.80 
24,997.96 



10,132.53 



19,694.22 



572.80 



Operating 
Expenses 



4,414.12 
11,969.17 
17,472.39 



60.00 



20,771.87 



386.41 



Profit 



20,158,09 
2,686.63 
7,525.57 



10,072.53 



186.39 



Loss 



1,077.65 



166 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANIES— OPERATING REVENUE AND EXPENSES— Continued 



No. 


Name and Address of Company 


Revenue 

From 

Operations 


Operating 
Expenses 


Profit 


Loss 


56 


Windsor Electric and Power Co. 


$ 


$ 


$ 


$ 


.■i? 


Windsor, N. C. 
Black Mountain Telephone Co. 










58 


Black Mountain, N. C. 
Melrose Power and Manufacturing Co. 

Tryon, N. C. 
Webb Mill and Power Co 


20,252.59 

17,472.02 

Notorganized 

6,187.00 

1,284.00 

19,312.55 

30,745.06 


14,081.38 
12,035.51 

5,895.31 

1,284.00 

14,313.08 

13,709.52 


6,171.21 
5,436.51 

292 .49 




59 




fin 


Spring Hope, N. C. 




61 


Spruce Pine, N. C. 
Rocky River Power and Light Co 

Cumnock, N. C. 
Hayesville Light and Power Co 

Hayesville N. C. 
Carolina-Tenncsee Power Co 




(}"> 




63 


4,999.47 
17,035.54 




fi4 


Murphy, N. C. 
Canton Electric Co 






Asheville, N. C. 





168 



N. C. COBPORATION COMMISSION 



Telephone and 

STATISTICS FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 


Location of Exchange 


Albemarle Telephone Co. . . 


Albemarle, N. C 


Albemarle, N. C. 
Andrews Telephone Co 


Badin, N. C 

New London, N. C 

Andrews, N. C 


Appalachian Telephone Co 


Burnsville, N. C 


Bethlehem Telephone Co. .. ... . 


Walnut Cove, N. C 


Bonlee Telephone Co . . . 


Bonlee, N. C 


Bonlee, N. C. 
Brown Summit Telephone Co .... 


Goldston, N. C 

Pitts boro, N. C 

Siler City, N. C 

Brown Summit, N. C. 


Brvson City Telephone Co.. 


Bryson City, N. C 


Candler Mutual Telephone Co 


Candler, N. C 


Cane Creek Telephone . ... 


Saxapahaw, N. C 


Cardenas Telephone Co 


Varina, N. C 


Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Co. 


Tarboro, N. C... 


Tarboro, N. C. 


Benson, N. C 

Clinton, N. C... 

Dunn, N. C 

Elm City, N. C 

Fayetteville, N. C 

Kenly, N. C 

Kinston, N. C. 




LaGrange, N. C 

Lillington, N. C 

Maxton, N. C 

Pinetops, N. C 

Raeford, N. C 


Chowan and Roanoke Telephone Co 


Scotland Neck, N. C 

Smithfield, N. C 

Washington, N. C 

Wilson, N. C 

Ahoskie, N. C. 


Colerain, N. C. 
Cherry Mountain Telephone Co. 


Aulander, N. C 

Colerain, N. C. 

Lewiston, N. C. 

Windsor, N. C 

Winton, N. C. 

Bostic, N. C 


Citizens Telephone Co. . . 


Brevard, N. C 


City Telephone Co 


Southern Pines, N. C 




HayesviUe , N. C 


Clayton Telephone Co 


Clayton, N. C 


Cliffside Telephone Co 


Cliffside, N. C 


Clio Telephone Co. 


Avondale, N. C 

Clio, N. C 


Cooleemee Telephone Co. 


Cooleemee, N. C 


Cooperative Telephone Co. 


Carthage, N. C. 


Cullowhee Telephone and Power Co. 


Cullowhee, N. C 




Poplar Branch, N. C 




Welcome, N. C 


Denton Telephone Co 


Denton, N. C 



TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 



169 



Telegraph Companies 



ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925 












Plant 
Equipment 


Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 


Operating 
Revenues 


Operating 
Expenses 


Number Phones 


Miles 

of 
Wire 


and Other 

Assets 


Business 


Residence 


$ 70,336.70 


S 70,336.70 


$ 26,930.71 


$ 23,230.75 


181 
26 
4 

36 
34 


351 
24 
40 
83 
63 
17 
28 
40 
35 
93 


70 
61 










20 


3,425.00 

14,401.59 

280 00 


8,830.00 
14,401.59 


252 .30 

1,579.32 

75.00 

16,942.35 


899.14 

1,024.65 

6.00 

14,491.68 


35 

244 

11 


20,182.26 


20,182.26 


24 
20 
38 
68 


58 
96 










20 










108 


174 00 










15,164.25 
6,000 00 


15,164.25 
3,578.85 


5,034.96 

3,578.85 

40.00 

2,847.46 
483,432.59 


5,023.90 
1,750.90 
1,140.00 
2,840.08 
104,456.68 


42 


158 

110 

190 

81 

870 

185 

338 

613 

129 

2,046 

76 

1,570 

132 

97 

313 

58 

198 

169 

306 

416 

1,271 

2,490 

92 

26 

72 

28 

47 

35 

37 

135 

260 

20 

142 

122 

43 

65 

140 

127 

16 

26 


160 
100 






130 


6,990.95 
1,603,178.58 


7,014.17 
1,603,178.58 


26 


121 








































































































































































































11,000.00 


12,600.00 


17,763.25 


17,999.25 


80 
30 
12 
18 
49 
11 


128 
44 










81 










38 










87 










47 


150.00 




160.00 

10,041.15 

22,063.13 

539.00 

8,254.78 

4,591.00 


160.00 
5,853.95 
21,422.48 

669.45 
6,943.42 
3,385.78 


37 


33,574.12 


33,574.12 


97 
167 
20 
87 
6 


35 


450.00 
13,859.45 
10,167.38 


450 .00 
13,859.45 
10,167.38 


2>^ 
160 
122 
21 


900.00 


175.00 

5,176.27 

850.00 

149.30 

5,152.88 


650.00 
4,439.29 
5,655.20 

721 .50 
1,765.31 


650.00 
4,080.83 




75 


3,703.42 


25 

55 
6 


60 
80 


1,526.80 
5,152.88 


581.10 
1,649.29 


36 


242.51 




6 


2,500.00 


1,625.00 


1,981.38 


1,865.26 


25 


100 





170 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

STATISTICS— FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 



Donnaha East Bend Telephone Co 

The East Bend Telephone Co 

Eastern Telephone Co 

Elk Park Exchange 

Ellenboro Telephone Co 

Ether Rural Telephone Co 

Fairmont-Silver Hill Telephone Co 

Fairview Telephone Co 

Farmers Quickstep Telephone Co 

Farmers Rural Telephone Co 

Forest City-Rutherford Rural Telephone Co 

Forsyth and Davidson Telephone Co 

Fremont Telephone Co 

Granite Telephone Co 

Guilford Telephone Co 

Harmony Telephone Co 

Hickory Telephone Co 

Highlands Telephone Co 

Home Telephone and Telegraph Co . 

Henderson, N. C. 



Independent Telephone Co 

International Telephone Co 

Kernersville Telephone Co 

Knotts Island Telephone Co. Inc 

Lattimore Telephone Co 

Lenoir Electric Co 

Lexington Telephone Co 

The Liberty Telephone Co 

Lilesville Telephone Co 

Linwood Telephone Co 



Location of Exchange 



East Bend, N. C 

East Bend, N. C 

Robersonville, N. C 

Bethel, N. C 

Elk Park, N. C 

Ellenboro, N. C 

Ether, N. C 

Lexington, N. C 

East Bend, N. C 

King, N. C 

Maxton, N. C 

Union Mill, N. C 

Winston-Salem, N. C. . 

Fremont, N. C 

PikeviUe, N. C 

Granite Falls, N. C 

Guilford College, N. C. 

Harmony, N. C 

Hickory, N. C 

Highlands, N. C 

Henderson, N. C 

Ayden, N. C 

Beaufort, N. C 

Enfield, N. C 

Farmville, N. C 

Franklinton, N. C 

Greenville, N. C 

Jackson, N. C 

Littleton, N. C 

Louisburg, N. C 

Macon, N. C 

Morehead City, N. C. . 

Nashville, N. C 

New Bern, N. C 

Norlina, N. C 

Oxford, N. C 

Roanoke Rapids, N. C. 

Rocky Mount, N. C 

Spring Hope, 

Wake Forest, N. C 

Warrenton, N. C 

Weldon, N. C 

Whttakers, N. C 

Youngsville, N. C 

Salisbury, N. C 

Leaksville, N. C 

Kenersville, N. C 

Knotts Island, N. C... 

Lattimore, N. C 

Lenoir, N. C 

Lexington, N. C 

Southmont, N. C 

Liberty, N. C 

Lilesville, N. C 

Linwood, N. C 



TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 



171 



ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925— Continued 



Plant 
Equipment 


Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 


Operating 
Revenues 


Operating 
Expenses 


Number Phones 


Miles 
of 


and Other 

Assets 


Business 


Residence 


Wire 


S 137 04 


S 137.04 


$ 


1 


2 


15 












11,000.00 


11,0()0.00 


10,875.15 


10,550.00 


48 
28 

7 


265 

88 

8 

195 

142 


265 
92 










20 


150 00 


3,000.00 
3,540.00 


1,000.00 
496.00 


1,000.00 
496.00 




3,540.00 
25 00 




42 
















85 
420 


20 


4 500 00 




2,576.77 


2,574.09 




130 










1,000.00 
150 00 


1,000.00 


572.75 

468.78 

8,816.28 


572 .75 


16 


32 
115 
211 

20 
198 
147 

43 
834 

28 
1,236 
187 
155 
320 
218 
121 
1,083 

35 
197 
366 

65 

263 

178 

1,663 

91 
563 
383 
2,603 
137 
166 
313 
398 

95 

31 


21 
90 


11,638.64 


10,219.19 


8,016.28 


51 
11 

62 


150 

7 


11,416.40 
125 00 


6,628.09 

125.00 

100.00 

234,691.01 

4,569.16 

1,538,494.30 


4,461.03 

1,841.80 

675.00 

60,459.83 

1,866.00 

469,361.23 


4,160.18 

2,190.33 

660.79 

51,584.31 

1,866.00 

361,110.24 


75 
50 


50.00 

234,691.01 

4,569.16 

1,538,494.30 


7 

284 

12 


25 
249 
55 




































































































































































. -- 










































































































200 00 




7.12 
16,629.10 
2,476.50 
594.09 
1,755.00 
24,181.15 
25,966.65 


7.12 
13,857.66 
2,788.23 
697.78 
1,956.00 
18,986.09 
20,443.74 


1 
120 
27 


2 


34,497.97 

4,126.73 

995 84 


34,497.97 
4,226.73 
1,500.00 


513 

51 

25 

255 

517 

527 

10 

127 

94 

14 


332 
30 
16 


1,500 00 




25 


69,572.33 
90,441.15 


69,752.33 
90,441.15 


203 

206 

8 

30 
14 


474 

1,540 

10 


6,226.95 

4,500.00 

350.00 


6,226.95 
250.00 


5,121.82 

1,700.00 

53.90 


2,692.05 
500.00 


80 
300 



172 



N. C. COEPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS— FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 


Location of Exchange 


Madison Telephone Co. 


Weaverville, N. C .... 




Marion, N. C 




Marshville, N. C .. 


Mebane-Ridgeville Telephone Co 


Prospect Hill, N. C 


Merchants Telephone Co 


Middlesex, N. C 


Midway Telephone Co. 


Bailey, N. C 

Winston-Salem, N. C. 


Mitchell County Telephone Co. 


Burnsville, N. C. 




Monroe, N. C 


Mooresville Telephone Co. 


Mooresville, N. C 


Morris Telephone Co . . 


Roxboro, N. C 




Hillsboro, N. C 

Montreat, N. C. - 


Newport-Western Carteret Telephone Co _. 


Newport, N. C. 


North Buncombe Telephone Co . 


Weaverville, N. C 







TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 



173 



ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925- 


-Continued 










Plant 
Equipment 
and Other 

Assets 


Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 


Operating 
Revenues 


Operating 
Expenses 


Number Phones 


Miles 
of 


Business 


Residence 


Wire 


$ 3,509.60 

29,910.16 

2,000 00 


$ 639.99 

29,910.16 

1,600.00 

650.00 

7,699.10 


$ 2,350.02 

12,982.51 

3,600.00 

809.80 

4,096.60 


$ 1,126.45 

11,267.44 

2,510.00 

808.15 

4,070.19 


30 
130 


29 
240 
211 
75 
37 
27 


24 
127 
190 


500.00 
7,014.45 


17 
42 
27 


105 
42 


4,000.00 




638.64 

284.10 

26,529.56 

13,319.06 

16,514.53 


575.00 

296.11 

18,006.07 

10,408.51 

14,334.18 


104 


2,700.00 
41,705.34 
27,176.14 


2,700.00 
41,705.34 
27,176.14 
36,927.64 


9 

210 

100 

102 

48 

16 

12 


23 
568 
313 

248 
93 
34 
66 
20 


62 
15 


36,927.64 


123 
76 


3,362.74 




1,596.50 

1,120.00 

491.75 


794.86 

1,021.23 

138.98 


10 


2,146.52 
931 .63 


1,500.00 
633.80 


74 
24 









174 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS-FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 


Location of Exchange 


Norfolk and Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Co. of North Carolina 


EHzabeth City, N. C 


EHzabeth City, N. C. 


Edenton, N. C 




Hertford, N. C 


North State Telephone Co 


High Point, N. C 

Mebane, N C 


Mebane Home Telephone Co 


Norwood Electric and Water Co 


Norwood, N. C 


Orinoco Telephone Co. 


High Point, N C 


Pamlico Telephone Co. 


Bayboro, N. C. 




Oriental, N. C 


Piedmont Telephone and Telegraph Co. 




Gastonia, N. C. 


Belmont, N. C 




Bessemer City, N. C 




Caroleen, N. C 




Cherryville, N. C 




Forest City, N. C 




Gastonia, N. C 




Grover, N. C 


' 


Kings Mountain, N. C 




Lincolnton, N. C 




Maiden, N. C 




Mount Holly, N. C 




Newton, N. C 




Rutherfordton, N. C 




Shelby, N. C 




Waco, N. C 


Pinehurst Telephone Exchange 


Pinehurst, N. C. 


Pittsylvania-Caswell Telephone Co. 


Danville, Va. . - . 


Polk County Telephone Co. 


Tryon, N. C. 


Randolph Telephone Co. 


Asheboro, N. C 




Ramseur, N. C 




Asheboro, N. C 


Reeds Telephone Co. 


Lexington, N. C 


Rich Fork Telephone Co. 


High Point, N. C 


Roanoke-Chowan Telephone Co. 


Woodland, N. C 




Conway, N. C 




Rich Square, N. C 




Roxobel, N. C. 




Madison, N. C 




Mayodan, N. C 


Rock Ridge Telephone Co 


Wilson, N. C 


Rockwell Mutual Telephone Co 


Rockwell, N. C -. 


Rural Telephone Co 


Rural Hall, N. C 


Saluda Telephone Co 


Saluda, N. C 



TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 



175 



ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925— Continued 



Plant 
Equipment 


Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 


Operating 
Revenues 


Operating 
Expenses 


Number Phones 


Miles 

of 
Wire 


and Other 

Assets 


Business 


Residence 


$ 281,441.17 


$ 281,441.17 


$ 95,893.47 
15,464.39 
8,410.79 
110,123.17 
7,085.86 
5,595.07 


$ 74,130.82 
9,875.00 
4,118.35 
72,643.22 
6,058.53 
4,661.05 


422 
100 
52 
763 
60 
43 


979 
196 
134 
2,473 
125 
162 
29 
193 
17 














384,701.59 

7,000.00 

5,496.30 

325 .00 


384,701.59 
2,800.00 
5,496.30 


6,317 
90 
95 

7 


24,000.00' 


24,000.00 


6,277.50 


5,546.22 


8 
17 


408 
62 


911,318.19 


911,318.19 


265,448.85 
9,009.68 
3,639.80 
2,161.98 

11.584.97 

6,396.91 

107,961.23 

1,481.54 

11,920.23 

28,036.55 
4,348.68 

11,435.93 

15,845.24 
6,405.98 

44,168.96 
1,051.17 

19,416.65 
627.75 

10,461.89 

17,418.66 
2,901.37 

14,517.29 
550.00 


189,435.54 
5,389.18 
2,578.50 
1,723.50 
9,449.01 
4,689.29 

74,721.74 
1,403.43 

11,439.90 

20,019.51 
3,568.12 

10,596.27 

12,073.29 
5,352.82 

25,359.40 
1,071.58 

20,114.64 

628 .94 

9,508.90 

14,279.39 
3,030.11 

11,249.26 
525.00 






72 
36 
42 
70 

109 

784 
11 
90 

147 
33 
64 

139 
96 

283 
5 

90 

2 

81 


131 

42 

76 

280 

142 

1,329 

34 

201 

461 

• 63 

209 

332 

174 

651 

34 

150 

19 

262 


117 






31 






109 






137 






77 






465 






23 






86 






167 






27 






186 






125 






71 






161 






32 


40,992.37 

13.90 

3,700.00 

34,954.11 


40,992.37 

3.75 

2,850.00 

34,954.11 


175 
12 
40 




20 

110 

4 


47 
239 
121 


53 






169 


500.00 




75 


1,300.00 




20 


13,710.75 


13,710.75 


11,880.34 


8,780.34 


9 
10 
40 

7 
41 
21 
53 
13 
23 
13 


216 

127 

148 

51 

64 

23 




























10,453.69 


10,453.69 


973.15 


- 749.64 








32.00 


199.90 
163.00 


1,372.52 
1,404.10 
3,096.00 
2,171.00 


1,947.52 

787.04 

2,100.00 

1,897.42 


30 


500.00 
2,400.00 


179 
107 
40 


1 
110 


1,063.58 


690.00 


30 



176 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

STATISTICS— FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 


Location of Exchange 


Seagrove Telephone Co. 


Seagrove, N. C. . 


Seattle Telephone Co 


Altamahaw, N. C 


Sedge Garden Telephone Co 


Kernersville, N. C 




Winston-Salem, N. C 


Selma Telephone Co ... . . ... . , ._ 


Selma, N. C... 




Charlotte, N. C 


Shoals Telephone Co 


Shoals, N. C •. 


Shore Telephone Co.- ___ . 


East Bend, N. C 


Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Co 


Atlanta, Ga 


Atlanta, Ga. 


Apex, N. C 




Asheville, N. C 




Black Mountain, N. C 




BurHngton, N. C 




Canton, N. C 




Gary, N. C 




Charlotte, N. C... 




Cleveland, N. C 




Davidson, N. C 




Fairmont, N. C... 




Gibson, N. C 




Goldsboro, N. C 




Greensboro, N. C. 




Hamlet, N. C... 




Hendersonville, N. C 




Laurinburg, N. C 




Lumberton, N. C 




Morganton, N. C 




Mt. Olive, N. C 




Murphy, N. C 




Raleigh, N. C 




ReidsviUe, N. C. 




Rockingham, N. C 




Rowland, N. C 




Salisbury, N. C 




Selma, N. C 




Southport, N. C 




Statesville, N. C 




Stoney Point, N. C 




Taylorsville, N. C 




Troutmans, N. C 




Waynesville, N. C 




Wendell, N. C 




Wilmington, N. C 



TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 
ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925— Continued 



177 



Plant 
Equipment 
and Other 



400.00 

1,500.00 

1,000.00 

482 .00 

500.00 



.941,310.57 



Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 



251.92 
500.00 



482.00 
112.00 



89,941,310.57 



Operating 
Revenues 



648.00 
50.00 
800.00 
300.00 
453.14 



3,269 

4 

385 

7 

72 

18 

2 

796 

4 

9 

4 

3 

98 

410 

41 

64 

24 

33 

23 

10 

12 

371 

36 

35 

5 

133 

15 

4 

40 



,930.76 
,507.79 
,979.14 
,070.91 
,723.11 
,429.35 
,574.44 
,874.57 
,368.40 
,944.97 
,967.57 
,218.56 
,495.65 
,457.39 
,013.02 
,871.19 
,620.47 
,780.21 
,184.18 
,355.98 
,608.84 
,857.17 
,474.36 
,876.56 
,179.17 
,023.33 
,111.06 
,952.94 
,503.62 

932.17 
,741.10 

919.45 
,305.15 
,046.45 
,152.95 



Operating 
Expenses 



731 .00 
775 .00 
800.00 
300.00 
496.89 



,69L 
5, 
339, 
7, 
62, 
14, 
4, 
630, 
9, 
9, 
4, 

3: 

77, 
330, 



21 
29 
19 

9 

10 

297 

32 

27 

4 

113 

15 

4 
32, 

1 

4 

1 
26 

5, 
180 



928.11 
393 .83 
045 .36 
995.14 
316.84 
994 .98 
047.97 
383 .00 
234.60 
585 .05 
438.74 
499.84 
890.56 
202.77 
194 .53 
298.24 
056.56 
366.66 
404 .88 
132 .98 
953 .46 
585 .36 
423 .82 
228 .92 
774.60 
739 .44 
624.72 
290.08 
311.02 
462.89 
240.59 
022.67 
680.13 
201.31 
792.27 



Number Phones 



Business Residence 



4,502 

72 

596 

157 

21 

5,595 

20 

58 

30 

21 

766 

3,113 

245 

547 

134 

305 

260 

78 

82 

3,058 

337 

318 

27 

1,079 

90 

38 

420 

14 

47 

13 

199 

39 

1,734 



103 
175 



5,575 
104 

1,288 
249 
31 

6,973 

136 

222 

76 

87 

1,050 

4,141 
516 
876 
323 
343 
347 
173 
121 

3,651 



71 

2,172 

174 

30 

1,052 

94 

68 

44 

319 

51 

2,717 



II-IJ 



178 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

STATISTICS— FOR CALENDAR YEAR 



Name of Company 


Location of Exchange 


Southern Bell Telephone an d Telegraph Co . {Con .) 


Winston-Salem, N. C. .. 


South Yadkin Telephone Co. 


Wrightsville, N. C 

Zebulon. N. C 

Hiddenite, N C 


Sedgefield Telephone Co . 


Greensboro, N C 


Spring Creek Telephone Co. 


Hot Springs, N C. 


Steel Creek Telephone Co. .- 


Charlotte N. C 


Thomasville Telephone Co - . 


Thomasville, N. C. . . 


Troy Telephone and Electric Light Co 


Ether, N. C 


Tuhn Telephone Co... 


Troy, N. C 

Mount Gilead, N. C 

Candor, N. C 

Eagle Springs, N. C 

West End, N. C 

Concord, N. C 


United Telephone Co. 


Murfreesboro, N C 


Urban Telephone Co. 


Raleigh, N C 


Wadesboro Telephone Co. - . . .-. .-. ...,. 


Wadesboro, N. C ... 


Watauga Telephone and Telegraph Co. 


Boone, N. C. 


Waxhaw Telephone Exchange 


Waxhaw, N. C. 


Weaverville Electric and Telephone Co 


Weaverville, N. C 


Wingate Telephone Co. 


Wingate, N. C 




Yanceyville, N. C 


Yeopim Telephone Co. - - 


Edenton, N. C... 




Chemney Rock, N. C. 







TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANIES 



179 



ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925- 


-Continued 










Plant 
Equipment 
and Other 

Assets 


Investment 
By Owner 
and Other 
Liabilities 


Operating 
Revenues 


Operating 
Expenses 


Number Phones 


Miles 
of 


Business 


Residence 


Wire 


$ 


$ 


$ 314,235.37 

7,876.75 

5,697.42 

720.00 

48.00 

394.35 

1,310.00 

20,350.72 

16,624.57 


$ 242,929.41 

10,257.97 

• 6,246.83 

720.00 


2,685 
36 

47 


3,719 

72 

65 

125 

6 

16 

65 

327 

5 

80 

185 

43 

8 

29 

70 

67 


940 






137 






16 


694 00 


600.00 


72 


100.00 




4 


800.00 
500.00 


126.00 


468.00 

517.00 

14,399.42 

15,990.50 


10 


5 

85 


60,905.68 
27,583.47 


60,905.68 
27,583.47 


142 
17 
68 
51 
21 
7 
11 


273 












































800.00 




110.00 
3,549.38 


110.00 
3,615.00 


40 


9,122.18 


9,122.18 


37 


233 


39,471.71 
4,525.00 
4,220.00 
6,100.44 
3,000 00 


39,471.71 
2,465.00 
4,220.00 
3,860.34 
3,000.00 


15,680.71 
3,960.00 
1,575.00 
6,564.20 
1,400.00 
1,009.90 
509.45 
665.88 


11,236.54 
2,170.00 
2,057.00 
4,804.54 
1,400.00 
798.43 
372.23 
1,378.84 


135 
60 
20 
17 


301 
180 

77 
129 
100 


85 
140 

58 
100 
100 




5 


20 


859 74 


901.38 
9,930.00 


25 
5 




9,930.00 


30 


50 



180 



N. C. COBPOKATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS-FOR 


Carriers 


Operation 




Asheville to Spruce Pine 

Cane River to N. C.-Tenn. Line 

Winston-Salem to Sparta via Brooks 
Cross Roads - 


J. W. Arnold, Elkin, N. C... 




Asheville-Oteen Bus Co., Oteen, N. C 


Asheville to Oteen 


W H Averett, Oxford, N. C. .. 


Durham to Henderson via Oxford 




N. C. 

Charlotte to Hickory via Lincolnton 




Blizard and Banks Motor Express, Mt. Airy, N. C 


Winston-Salem to Mt. Airy, N. C 

Hendersonville to Tryon 

Asheville and Biltmore N C 


Blue Nash Touring Car Line, Tryon, N. C 


Biltmore Forest Stage Co , Biltmore, N. C. 


W. W. Call Motor Co., North Wilkesboro, N. C 

Carolina Central Bus Line, Asheboro, N. C. - 


North Wilkesboro to Statesville, N. C.- 
Lexington to Moncure 


Carolina Coach Co , Raleigh, N C. ... 


Raleigh to Greensboro 
Raleigh to Rocky Mount 
Raleigh to Wilson 

Raleigh to Fayetteville via Lillington, 
Smithfield and Fayetteville .. 




Caudill Express Co., Inc., North Wilkesboro, N. C ... 




C. H. and D. Line, Inc., Durham, N. C . . 


Durham to Chapel Hill 


Central Touring Car Line, Inc., Weaverville, N. C . . 




Charlie Bateman, Spray, N. C -.. . -. 




Charlotte-Concord Bus Line, Concord, N C - - 


drpf>n<shnrn tct Charlotte 




Leaksville to State Line . . ... 


Dixie Motor Coach Lines, Charlotte, N, C. 


Charlotte to Greensboro 


Eastern Carolina Coach Co , Charlotte, N. C- 


Charlotte to Luniberton 


Edgerton Reo Bus Line, Inc , Suffolk, Va. - 


Edenton to State Line 


Frederickson Motor Express Co , Charlotte, N. C 


Charlotte to Shelby 




Charlotte to Statesville 
Charlotte to Greensboro 
Charlotte to Lenoir 
Salisbury to Statesville 
Lexington to Winston-Salem 
Shelby to Asheville 






Highway Motor Transit Co Goldsboro, N C. 


Raleigh to Wilmington via Goldsboro. 
Brevard to S C State Line 


Hudson Touring Car Line Brevard, N C. _ . . 


Handley and Foley, Spray NC - 


Reidsville to Spray 


Independent Coach Line, Inc Waynesville, N. C. . . 


Waynesville to Asheville 


Kinston, Greenville and Washington Bus Line, Ervin & G rady , 
Kington, NC - 


Kinston to Washington 


Kirk Auto and Bus Service, Salisbury, N. C. . ' 


Greensboro to Charlotte 




Salisbury to Mocksville 


Leaksville-Danville Bus Line Spray N C 


Salisbury to Mocksville 

Leaksville to State Line 






McPherson Bus Line, Elizabeth City, N C. 


Edenton to Norfolk via Elizabeth City 


Madison Bus Co , Inc , Marshall N C 


Asheville to Marshall 


Manous and Kiels Bus Line, Albemarle, N. C. 


Albemarle to Concord 


Manous and Keils Bus Line, Albemarle, N. C. ... 


Salisbury to Albemarle 


Mooresville-Kannapohs Bus Line, J. M. Washam, Mooresville, 
N C - - 


Mooresville to Kannapolis 


Nash Bus Line, Wilson, N. C. 


Wilson to Rocky Mount.. 







MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS 
CALENDAR YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31. 1925 



181 



Assets 



5,957.51 



10,709.43 

13,689.00 

21,693.70 
1,963.66 
2,323.93 
32,010.21 
21,473.27 
2,025.00 



505,808.32 
9,561.47 

42,836.41 
2,788.35 
1,000.00 

29,335.57 



72,275.49 
6,655.96 
20,563.51 



32,214.82 

3,743.74 

156,128.42 

25,405.00 
3,347.50 

33,584.86 

2,000.00 

56,000.00 

128,949.75 
11,605.60 
13,058.13 



2,571.65 
1,435.00 
2,500.00 

1,400.00 
1,800.00 



Liabilities 



5,957.51 



28,911.19 

8,842.86 



21,693.70 
955.63 



32,010.21 
21,473.27 
2,025.00 



505,808.32 

9,561.47 

42,836.41 

2,700.00 

795.00 

29,935.57 



72,275.49 

6,655.96 

20,563.51 



32,214.82 

475.00 

156,128.42 

2,055.00 

3,347.50 

33,584.86 

400.00 

56,000.00 

128,949.75 
11,605.60 
13,058.13 



2,571.65 
1,435.00 
2,500.00 

1,040.00 



Operating 
Revenue 



9,650.66 



3,555.45 


9,522.85 


23,548.00 


33,849.90 


4,887.51 


4,815.00 


23,059.83 


5,273.61 


161.45 



45,239.08 
22,487.40 
18,695.02 
12,373.25 
892.00 
28,937.05 

6,601.62 
88,561.07 

8,856.85 
53,958.76 



37,394.50 
4,229.00 

92,740.19 
4,603.28 
6,558.50 

50,169.89 

7,000.00 

62,897.44 

13,114.55 
7,261.30 
25,044.31 
15,630.88 
1,784.20 
2,751.70 
7,522.25 

2,824.23 
3,323.88 



Operating 
Expense 



9,060.24 

2,509.32 
9,085.40 

21,649.90 

28,929.46 
2,361.47 
4,884.43 

26,754.71 



223.55 



32,061.50 
22,223.94 
14,753.61 
12,324.72 
753.00 
29,882.27 

4,797.70 
66,166.16 

7,429.89 
51,465.12 



3'4,691.83 
4,593.54 

93,269.68 
5,442.50 
4,047.01 

49,506.31 

4,480.00 

63,627.90 

11,435.67 
4,706.47 
23,339.73 
17,340.88 
1,950.24 
3,965.35 
5,162.02 

2,746.00 
2,843.03 



Number 
Vehicles 
Owned 



182 



N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 



STATISTICS- 


MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS-FOR 


Carriers 


Operation 


Blue Ridge Coach Line, Inc., Old Fort, N. C 




Piedmont Bus Line, Greensboro, N C 


Marion to Spruce Pine 

Greensboro to Mayodan 
Greensboro to Sanford . 




Reynolda Inc., Reynolda, N. C 


Reynolda to Winston-Salem 

Rocky Mount to Spring Hope. 

Greensboro to Danville, Va. 
Greensboro to Asheboro 
Greensboro to High Point 


Rocky Mount, Nashville, Spring Hope Bus Line, Rocky 
Mount, N. C. 


Royal Blue Transportation Co., Greensboro, N. C 


S and W Motor Express, Monroe N C 


Charlotte to Monroe N C 


Transit Corporation of Norfolk, Norfolk, Va 


Rocky Mount to Norfolk, Va. 

Rocky Mount to Franklin 

Charlotte to Winston-Salem 


White Bus Line, Concord, N C. 


White Star Bus Line, Albemarle, N. C. 


Charlotte to Albemarle 


J. L. Williamson, Smokemont, N. C 


Smokemont to Bryson City, N C 


Cape Fear Bus Co., Lumberton, N. C. . - 


Lumberton to Fayetteville 

Franklin to Sylva 


T. W. Angel, Franklin, N. C. 


Waller and Caudle, Albemarle, N. C. - 




Charlotte-Raleigh Bus Line, Inc., Albemarle, N. C 


Charlotte to Raleigh 


Red Top Cab Co. Bus Line, Asheville, N. C. .. . 




Allen Moses, Goldsboro, N. C. - 




Hamrick and Co., Forest City, N. C 








Lenoir-Blowing Rock Line, Inc Lenoir, N. C 


Lenoir to Boone 


J. E. Mitchell, Windsor, N. C 


Lenoir to Hickory and Morganton... 
Washington to Aulander 




Midway Bus Line, Lexington, N. C. 


Winstom-Salem to Lexington . . 




Charlotte to State Line via Waxhaw, 


CaroHna Truck Transportation Co., New Bern, N. C 

Wilson Yellow Cab Co., Wilson, N. C .-- 


NO 

New Bern to Goldsboro 


Ray R. Rhyne, Dallas, N. C . . . 




Smith-Kirby Transfer Co., Lenoir, N. C... .. 






Lenoir to Statesville 
Morganton to North Wilkesboro 


Ervin and Grady, Kinston, N. C. 


Kinston to Washington 


Farrar Motor Xpress, Statesville, N C. 


Statesville to Wilkesboro ... 




Taylorsville to Hickory .. 




Charlotte to Shelby 








Durham to Capel Hill... 







MOTOR VEHICLE CARRIERS 
CALENDAR YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1925-Continued 



183 



Assets 



32,145.70 



5,500.00 
10,160.37 



57,487.01 
57,487.01 

3,147.27 
62,585.29 
15,750.00 



3,825.00 
4,150.00 
19,643.85 



16,154.33 
72,235.53 



3,336.02 
57,725.00 



5,200.00 
55,239.36 
15,350.11 

9,560.81 



3,532.50 
19,784.26 

2,440.00 

1,034.21 
85,945.02 

1,625.00 



Liabilities 



32,145.70 
2,500.00 



1,052.75 



57,487.01 
57,487.01 

750.00 
62,585.29 
15,750.00 



450.00 
2,636.46 
1,565.00 



16,154.33 
72,235.53 



1,530.00 
57,725.00 



5,200.00 
55,239.36 
15,350.11 

8,715.52 



600.00 
4,600.00 
3,000.00 

100.00 
85,945.02 

200.00 



Operating 
Revenue 



29,234.54 



2,900.65 
3,300.38 



.45 



102,808.59 
102,808.59 

2,454.46 
9,807.37 

45,966.00 
8,123.90 
1,282.03 
7,176.95 
5,205.75 
2,856.00 
1,572.20 

31,461.60 



10,672.00 

21,689.92 
1,803.00 

7,739.20 

116,169.10 

3,655.06 

7,534.98 



683,28 
7,000.00 
3,065,98 
197,337.75 
6,895.70 
4,775.25 



Operating 
Expense 



34,502.46 



3,606.23 
6,069.89 



99,376.38 
99,376.38 

3,664.87 
6,135.89 

45,715.60 
8,027.57 
1,950.00 
6,992.12 
4,554.00 
2,131.68 
1,154.33 

27,106.82 

2,630.00 

9,890.00 

21,877.16 
1,861.18 

,11,187.35 

117,157.99 

4,984.21 

8,410.89 



1,120.00 
428.73 
4,000.00 
3,047.77 
200,115.51 
7,454.19 
1,605.00 



Number 
Vehicles 
Owned 



GENERAL INDEX 

PART I 
Claims and Complaints — page 

Electric Light and Power Companies 133 

Express Companies : 152 

Railroad Companies 127 

Rate Department Adjustments 159 

Telegraph Companies 153 

Corporation Commission; Personnel 2 

Decisions, (see Orders) 
Freight Traffic — 

Combination Rates, Rules 202 

Demurrage, Car 187 

Ekception Sheet, North Carolina 160 

Group Designation of Carriers 201 

Rates : 

Class, Single line 203 

Class, Joint line 205 

Commodities: 

Articles in Uniform Brick List 207 

Brick 207 

Cement 209-211 

Coal and Coke 210 

Concrete Blocks 212 

Cotton 213-214 

Cottonseed 215 

Cottonseed Hulls 215 

Fertilizer __ 216 

Lime __ 217-218 

Livestock 218 

Logs (Long Lines) 220 

Logs (Short Lines) 221 

Lumber __ 222 

Molasses __ 223 

Marble, Granite, and Stone (crushed or rubble) Stone screenings, 

Gravel (Washed) Slag, Chert and Sand 225 

Petroleum and its Products ..224 

Stone, Marble, Granite, viz: Paving Blocks; Building: Dimension 
or Random; Rough Quarried or Dressed; not polished or carved. ...226 

Tile, concrete, building 227 

Wood, fire or cord __ 228 

Southern Railw^ay Subsidiaries 202 

Storage '. __ 194 

Switching I99 

Letter of Transmittal 3 



186 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Motor Vehicle: — page 

Carriers, List of '. 236 

Circulars 232 

Passenger Tariff 231 

Orders — 

City of GoMsboro v. Goldsboro Gas Co 46 

Express :. 

Newspaper Rates 59 

Light and Power Companies: 
Rates: 

Roanok;e Rapids 46 

Sale: 

Lenoir Electric Company Ii25 

Limited Common Carriers: 

Beaufort Lumber Co 104 

Halifax Lumber Co 101 

Rowland Lumber Co 121 

Motor Vehicle: 

Baggage, Checking 34 

Franchise : 

Highway Motor Transit Co 63 

Royal Blue Transportation Co 37 

Hypothecation of License Certificate: 

Highway Motor Transit Co 114 

Safety Transit Line 113 

Regulations 21 

Reports, Annual 74 

Schedules: 
Red Top Cab Co., Independent Touring Car Line and Independent 

Highway Service Co 40 

Between Greensboro and Charlotte 30-52 

Service: 

Between Charlotte and Greensboro 42 

Jackson County Bus Line 88 

Union Stations 38 

Telephone: 
Base Area: 

Hiddenite 71 

Waughtown 29 

Equipment and Service: 

Kings Mountain 33 

Establishment of Exchanges: 

Arden 124 

Blowing Rock 74 

Lake Junaluska 90 

Lake Lure Ill 

Free Toll; Discontinuance: 

Certain Points in Bertie County 10 

Between Dunn and Benson 60 



GENERAL INDEX 187 

Orders — Continued. 

Multi-party Line Service, Rural: page 

Carolina Tel. & Tel. Exchange 99 

Canton 98 

Charlotte 116 

Hamlet 91 

Laurinburg 92 

Statesville 80 

Stony Point 81 

Taylorsville 81 

Troutmans 82 

Waynesville 79 

Rates: 

Ahoskie 117 

Aulander 118 

Belhaven 117 

Belmont ...104 

Bessemer City , 74 

Cardenas 68 

Draper 123 

Durham 28 

Forest City 122 

Franklin 20 

Laurinburg '. 109 

Leaksville 123 

Lincolnton 100 

Murfreesboro 119 

Newland 79 

North Wilkesboro 69 

Pineville : 88 

Randleman 61 

Ramseur 51 

Rocky Mount 108 

Rutherfordton 120 

Shelby 94 

Spindale 120-122 

Spray 123 

Snow Hill 119 

Weaverville 87 

Wilkesboro 69 

Sale: 

Iredell Telephone Co 29 

Rutherford County Telephone Co 15 

Sprucepine Telephone Co 76 

Seasonal Service: 

Arden 125 

Franklin 93 

Private Branch Exchanges ." 102 

Seasonal Hotels 102 



188 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Orders — Continued. 
Railroads: 

Agency : page 

Dennis, N. & W., Discontinued : :.. 34 

Certificate of Convenience and Necessity: 

Black Mountain Railway 120 

Classification — 

Condensed Milk 107 

Condemnation of Land, Approval: 

Southern Railway at Salisbury 89 

Common Carrier: 
Requiring Carolina & Georgia Railway Co. to assume obligation 84 

Overcharge: 

Crushed Stone; Raleigh Granite Co. v. Norfolk Southern and 
Seaboard Air Line 63 

Piedmont & Northern Railway v. Mary E. Sides, et al 102 

Passenger Service: 

Abingdon Branch of Norfolk & Western Railway 61 

Hamlet-Wilmington, Seaboard Air Line 114 

High Point-Asheboro, Southern 32 

Southern Railway, adjustments 33 

Rates : 

Brick 19 

Brick, Hollow building 77 

Canned Goods from Wilmington 69 

Coal, A. & Y., Norfolk Southern, Seaboard Air Line 67 

Cotton : 105 

Fertilizer to Snow Hill and Carolina R. R. stations 82 

Joint Haul rates between long and short line Carriers 45 

Peaches and Strawberries to Wilmington 95 

Sand, Moulding, from Mt. Holly 97 

Sand and Gravel from Pee Dee 73 

Sidetracks: 
Warrensville 71 

Station House: 
Removal at Vander 62 

Underpass : 

Spencer and East Spencer 13 

Street Railways: 

Service : Durham 96 

Fares, Tide Water Power Co 35 

Wire Crossings 229 

PART II 

Electric Light, Power, Gas and Street Railway Companies — (large 
Companies) : 
Reports, listed in Alphabetical Order: 

Asheville Power and Light Co 113 

Blue Ridge Power Co 116 



GENERAL INDEX 189 

Electric Light, Etc. — Continued. 

Reports: page 

Carolina Power Co 117 

Carolina Power and Light Co , 118 

Concord and Kannapolis Gas Co 125 

Durham Public Service Co 126 

Payetteville Light and Power Co 128 

Gastonia and Suburban Gas Co 130 

Goldsboro Gas Co 132 

Greenville Gas Co 133 

Kinston Gas Co 134 

Neuse River Electric Co 135 

New Bern Gas and Fuel Co 136 

New Bern-Ghent Street Railway Co 137 

North Carolina Electrical Power Co 138 

North Carolina Public Service Co 139 

Pigeon River Power Co 141 

Roanoke Rapids Power Co 142 

Southern Gas Improvement Co 143 

Southern Power Co 145 

Southern Public Utilities Co 147 

Tide Water Power Co 153 

Washington Gas Co 156 

Winston-Salem Gas Co 158 

Yadkin River Power Co 160 

Ei/ECTRic Light Companies (Small Companies) — 
Reports, listed alphabetically: 
Operating Revenue and Expenses 164 

Express Companies — 
Reports : 

American Railway Express Co 101 

Southeastern Ebcpress Co 104 

"^ Motor Vehicle Carriers, Reiports of — 
List, alphabetically arranged: 
Operating Revenue, operating Expense and Number of Vehicles 181 

Power Transmission Lines, Map Ill 

Pullman Company, Report of 107 

Railroads — 
Reports of: 

Aberdeen & Rockfish Railroad Co 42 

Appalachian Railway Co 44 

Asheville & CTraggy Mountain Railway Co 22 

Asheville Southern Railway Co 23 

Atlanta & Charlotte Air Line Railway Co 24 

Atlantic & Carolina Railroad Co , 45 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co 3 

Atlantic & Danville Railway Co 25 

Atlantic & Western Railroad Co 46 

Atlantic & Yadkin Railway Co 26 



190 N. C. CORPORATION COMMISSION 

Railroads — Continued. 

Reports of: page 

Black Mountain Railway Co 47 

Bonlee & Western Railroad Co 49 

Carolina Railroad Co 50 

Carolina & Northeastern Railroad Co 52 

Carolina & Northwestern Railway Co 53 

Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railway Co 56 

Carolina & Tennessee Southern Railway Co 27 

Cliffside Railroad Co 59 

Danville & Western Railway Co 28 

Dover & Southbound Railroad Co 60 

Durham & Southern Railway Co 61 

East Carolina Railway 63 

East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Co 65 

Elkin & Alleghany Railroad Co 66i 

French Broad Railroad Co 67 

Graham County Railroad Co 68 

High Point, Thomasville & Denton Railroad Co 69 

High Point, Randleman, Asheboro & Southern Railroad Co 30 

Kinston Carolina Railroad Co 70 

Laurinburg & Southern Railroad Co 71 

Lawndale Railway & Industrial Co 72 

Linville River Railway Co 73 

. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co 74 

Maxton, Alma & Southbound Railroad Co 76 

Moore Central Railway Co 77 

North Carolina Railroad Co 33 

North Carolina Midland Railroad Co 34 

Norfolk Southern Railroad Co 8 

Norfolk & South Carolina Railroad Co 32 

Norfolk & Western Railway Co 78 

Piedmont & Northern Railway Co 81 

Pigeon River Railway Co 88 

Raleigh & Charleston Railroad Co 83 

Roanoke Railway Co 84 

Rockingham Railroad Co 85 

Seaboard Air Line Railway Co 13 

Smoky Mountain Railway Co 86 

Southern Railway Co 18 

Southern Railway Co. — Carolina Division 35 

State University Railroad Co -. 37 

Tallulah Falls Railway Co 38 

Tennessee & North Carolina Railroad Co 87 

Townsville Railroad Co 89 

Tuckaseegee & Southeastern Railway Co 90 

Virginia & Carolina Southern Railroad Co 91 

Warrenton Railroad Co 92 

Washington & Vandemere Railroad Co 93 



GENERAL INDEX 191 

Railroads — Continued. 

Reports of: page 

Wellington & Powellsville Railroad Co 94 

Wilmington, Brunswick & Southern Railroad Co 95 

Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Co 96 

Yadkin Railroad Co 40 

Statistics, Recapitulation, All Lines: 

Capital Stock, 98 

Equipment, Cost of, 98 

Expenses, Operating, 98 

Funded Debt, 98 

Miles of Road, 98 

Revenue, Operating, 98 

Revenue, Freight, 98 

Revenue, Passenger Train Service 98 

Telegraph Companies — Report of. 

Postal Telegraph-Cable Co 108 

Western Union Telegraph Co 110 

Telephone and Telegraph Companies — 
Reports, listed Alphabetically, 

Assets, - 168 

Epenses, operating 168 

Investment and Liabilities, 168 

Miles of wire 168 

Number of Phones 168 

Revenue, operating 168 



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